Thursday, July 24th, 2014


Acting Secretary Gibson Outlines Problems, Actions Taken, and Budget Resources Needed to Ensure Access to Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2014 WASHINGTON – In testimony before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan D. Gibson outlined serious problems regarding access to healthcare and key actions the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has taken to get Veterans off wait lists and into clinics. “The trust that is the foundation... [Read more]

AZ Liquor Control Providing Free Instruction on New Laws

FYI All, LIQUOR OMNIBUS BILL; SB1397  new rules become effective on July 7, 2014  new laws become effective on July 24, 2014 FREE CLASSES: recommended registering on line. Phoenix – July 8, 2014 9:00 AM Tucson – July 9, 2014 9:30 AM Flagstaff – July 17, 2014 10:00 AM (new liquor laws) It is strongly advised to register. Liquor Control will be providing a one day free... [Read more]

Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix

Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix The center will assist veterans and family members affected by VA’s waiting-list scandal The American Legion announced it is sending a team of experts to Phoenix next week to set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center to help veterans and family members affected by the health-care scandal at the city’s Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center. The crisis center,... [Read more]

Legion supports Veterans Choice Act

Legion supports Veterans Choice Act The senate bill would allow VA enrollees to use private health care under certain conditions WASHINGTON — Legislation introduced in the Senate on June 3 would give veterans more choice and flexibility in their health-care treatment under certain conditions, such as the inability of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers to schedule appointments... [Read more]