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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Tomah VA hospital has 30-day plan to improve operations

    The Tomah VA Medical Center has a 30-day plan that leaders say will improve the hospital's operation in light of recent criticism. Veterans Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration are investigating reports of overprescribing practices and...
  • VA: Denver construction will stop if Congress doesn't act

    Construction on the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital will stop if Congress doesn't authorize more spending on the project within a week, the Veterans Affairs Department said Monday. VA Secretary Robert McDonald told the Senate Veterans Affairs...
  • Midlothian Manor fight to continue into 3rd day

    Midlothian Manor fight to continue into 3rd day
    Beyond the zoning determination, a local community group believes that Lake County's Planning, Building and Development Department went out of its way to ensure that the Lake County Housing Authority and PADS Lake County could move 14 chronically homeless...
  • Federal bill would name VA center for fallen Ohio soldier

    Legislation to honor an Ohio solider who died in the Vietnam War by naming a Veterans Affairs clinic for him has been introduced in Congress. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman introduced a bill this past week in the Senate to designate the U. S....
  • Kids left in hot cars could be saved by alarms

    Kids left in hot cars could be saved by alarms
    I can understand leaving home with your cellphone still sitting on the kitchen counter. Or forgetting to pick up eggs at the grocery store. Even going too many days without watering the plant in the corner. But forgetting a baby in the back seat of a...
  • Chicago Urban League CEO to make 2016 US Senate run

    Chicago Urban League President Andrea Zopp says she intends to run for Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's seat. The move potentially sets up a 2016 primary battle for Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth. In a Friday statement, Zopp says she's...
  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Friday, May. 15. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New...
  • Kaine: Iran bill proof bipartisanship lives

    The House of Representative easily passed legislation today that gives Congress a chance to review any nuclear deal with Iran, as The Chicago Tribune reports here. It had already passed the Senate, and president Obama is expected to sign it. U.S. Sen....
  • Official: VA improperly spends $5 billion a year on health

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is improperly spending at least $5 billion a year for medical care and supplies being purchased in violation of required practices for competitive bidding and written contracts, a senior VA official said Thursday....
  • Lawmakers: Future of over-budget Denver VA hospital unclear

    The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans committees said Thursday the future of an over-budget VA hospital under construction in Denver is unclear because the Veterans Affairs Department hasn't come up with an acceptable plan for funding it. Sen....
  • Former VA exec during disease outbreak asked to stop working

    A former regional director who helped oversee the Pittsburgh VA during a Legionnaires' outbreak has been asked to stop working under a contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Department spokesman James Hutton said in a statement Wednesday...