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WASHINGTON — Yesterday Chairman Miller wrote to VA Sec. Robert McDonald, urging him reconsider VA’s refusal to recoup more than $400,000 that two VA employees defrauded from the government. Today, Chairman Miller released the letter along with the following statement: “VA’s handling of this situation effectively gives corruption and fraud among department employees an […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding the lack of serious accountability for VA employees Diana Rubens and Kimberly Graves. The VA inspector general made criminal referrals regarding Rubens and Graves after it found they had abused their authority, enabling them to rake in a total of more than $400,000 in taxpayer-funded […]
A simple solution to VA’s many problems By Jeff Miller The Hill November 9,2015 http://thehill.com/special-reports/whats-next-for-va-november-10-2015/259619-a-simple-solution-to-vas-many-problems More than 18 months after Americans were shocked and appalled by revelations of veterans dying while waiting to receive much--needed medical care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the VA’s problems are still far from fixed. A steady […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Thursday, November 19, 2015, at 12:00 P.M. in room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, Chairman Jeff Miller will host a screening of the 30-minute film “Warriors Return” by Marcia Rock. “Warriors Return” tells the story of five Navajo Veterans who served our country during World War II, Vietnam and […]
WASHINGTON – Today the House passed two House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs-originated bills: H.R. 1338, the Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015, would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study and report back to Congress on the problem of unclaimed remains of deceased veterans and also place a $2 […]
I am speaking of the volunteer individuals and organizations that devote their time to serving Veterans who may not share in that bounty. For example, members of VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) are helping Veterans and their dependents who struggle with homelessness. Volunteering to help Veterans secure a good home. Can anyone deny that a person […]