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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Congress reaches agreement on VA reforms

    Congress reaches agreement on VA reforms
    With days left before the August break, congressional leaders unveiled a $17-billion bipartisan compromise Monday to fix the tattered Department of Veterans Affairs. The deal includes $10 billion in emergency funds to allow veterans to go to outside...
  • Telemedicine: Video, online health care replace in-person visits

    Telemedicine: Video, online health care replace in-person visits
    From a desktop computer at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News or from a laptop on the third floor of his home, Riverside psychiatrist Anthony Caterine can treat geriatric patients at nine far-flung locations. He can treat patients in...
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology sued over its LA campus

     Chicago School of Professional Psychology sued over its LA campus
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology had been Elizabeth Schmidt's first choice when she began considering graduate school. And six months after submitting her application, she was accepted into its doctoral program. At least sort of. In...
  • For health and safety

    We all have a vested interest in ensuring that medical procedures take place in facilities which are safe, modern and well regulated. That principle is more complicated when the procedure is abortion, which brings the personal, emotional, ideological...
  • Warner says Va. delegation cooperation on carrier a model to break D.C. gridlock

    If you want to see someone look frustrated, ask Sen. Mark Warner about how seriously Congress is really working to bring down the federal budget deficit. Want to hear about a path forward? Take a stroll with him after a Hampton Roads even and get him to...
  • VA whistle-blowers complain of 'retaliation' at troubled agency

    Veterans Affairs workers who complained to supervisors about quality of care, time-card fraud, mismanagement and excessive spending told lawmakers Tuesday that they faced a "culture of retaliation" that discouraged whistle-blowing in the long-troubled...
  • L.A.'s missed chance to count the homeless

    L.A.'s missed chance to count the homeless
    Counting the homeless in Los Angeles County may not be as difficult as housing them all, but it is a daunting challenge nonetheless. In early 2013, an army of 5,000 volunteers, under the direction of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority — a...
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    OFFICIAL RULES   1.            NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. The Daily Press Movie Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by The Daily Press LLC (“Daily Press”). Promotion is only offered in the following...
  • UPDATE: After Hobby Lobby Kaine, Warner back RFRA changes

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, has backed a Democratic response to the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. The court's decision said that closely held companies - those without a lot of shareholders - don't have to offer insurance policies...
  • Spike In Connecticut VA Wait Times Unacceptable

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal can't be blamed for his double-take at numbers showing there's been a tripling of Connecticut veterans forced to wait more than 30 days to receive medical care at federal veterans' facilities in this state. Coming months...
  • Warner: Take a look at this Facebook thing

    U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, asked the Federal Trade Commission this week to take a close look at Facebook's experiment on users' emotional responses. The company revealed that it tweaked news feeds for hundreds of thousands of users, including more...