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Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas, facing a tough reelection campaign against Rep. Tom Cotton, a U.S. Army veteran, crossed a line in attacking Cotton’s character and military record, according to Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth.
Under President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, the VA would receive $163.9 billion, roughly $10.1 billion in new funding over the previous fiscal year. But Darin Selnick, CVA’s lead advisor on VA matters, said additional funding to the VA would be wasted without reforms to improve accountability at the department.
Rather than address the nation’s serious spending problem—and fight for long-overdue reforms—the president presented a budget that continues the path of irresponsible spending and, sadly, is little more than a political road map aimed at rallying the president’s base for the mid-term elections in November.
The Daily Caller and Washington Examiner has exposed further dysfunction and mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), detailing the Los Angeles VA hospital’s practice of intentionally destroying veterans’ medical records…
The problem remains the same: provisional ratings leads to hastened, inaccurate and incomplete work, and shifts the work load to the veterans, which generates more appeals. This is the result of the way the department chose to deal with the backlog, which re-emphasizes the importance of holding the VA accountable.
In an effort to bring greater attention and focus to underserved veterans, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) launched the VA Accountability Project on Tuesday, an ambitious project to bring long-overdue accountability to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a national organization representing U.S. military veterans and families, announced today its support for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Management Accountability Act of 2014.
In case you missed it, this morning Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) — a veterans advocacy organization — along with AMVETS, held a press call to explain why they oppose the new omnibus bill introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) known as the Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 (S.1950).
Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) — a veterans and military family advocacy organization — announced opposition to the new omnibus veterans bill in Congress. CVA joins American Veterans (AMVETS) in opposing the bill. Tomorrow both organizations will hold a press call to explain their shared, and separate, reasons for opposition.
New ads produced by Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) blasts Congress for failing to address the nation’s dangerous $17 trillion debt and instead cutting pensions for military retirees. The 30-second ads—totaling $770,136 and entitled “Priorities”—will run statewide on TV and radio in Arkansas, on radio in Denver, Colorado, and online throughout the country for three weeks.