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This short-term deal may end the immediate crisis of a partial government shutdown and credit default, but is yet another example of Washington putting short-term political stop-gap measures before the economic and fiscal well-being of the nation.
It is time for the White House and the VA to stop making excuses, hold people accountable, and start delivering immediate results. There are still 500,000 veterans waiting in the disability claims backlog, and this is unacceptable. CVA is keeping the heat on and will ensure the voices of veterans are heard.
Today, President Obama addressed the Disabled American Veterans national convention, outlining what his administration is doing to keep America’s promises to our nation’s heroes. Pete Hegseth, CEO of Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) issued the following response…
On August 7, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), Manhattan Institute and the Weekly Standard will host a special panel discussion in New York focusing on America’s ongoing efforts to balance individual liberty with national security needs in a post-9/11 world.
How can America best address this spending problem? What are the short-term opportunities for reform and the long-term problems that simply must be tackled? How can veterans, and all Americans, demand real spending reform? On July 11th, Concerned Veterans for America will sponsor a Weekly Standard-hosted event to answer these urgent questions.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2013 For media credentials please email Mary Vought. MEDIA EVENT Reforming Veterans Affairs: Preserving Promises to Those Who Serve Moderated by Bill Kristol, Featuring former VA Sec. Principi, Senator Burr and Representative Jeff Miller Arlington, VA – Roughly 900,000 veterans are awaiting their Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation claims, with 70(…)
This call-to-action web video (runtime :31) calls on President Obama to stop making excuses and start delivering results to fix the claims backlog at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and to relieve Secretary Eric Shinseki of his leadership position at the department.
This morning over two-dozen members of the House of Representatives (23 Republicans, 2 Democrats, and all military veterans) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take action to alleviate the claims backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These military veterans in Congress called on the president to…
As the backlog of pending disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) soars to nearly one million, today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is launching a new website (MillionVetBacklog.com) and campaign to mobilize veterans and all Americans to demand accountability at VA.
Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) praised Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today for sponsoring legislation to cut off flows of U.S. taxpayer dollars to criminals and anti-American organizations in Afghanistan.