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House chairman renews criticism of VA bonuses

Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, said that giving the government's top award for its senior professionals to VA regional director Michael Moreland showed there was no limit to the "VA's tone deafness."

Tags: Jeff Miller , House , Veterans Affairs Department , Carol Bonosaro , Senior Executives Assocation

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 07:50pm EDT

Lawmakers say VA contracting rule squeezing out vet-owned firms

The rule, aimed at preventing fraud in the VA service-disabled veteran-owned small business program, requires that veterans control 100 percent of company decisions, even if they maintain just partial ownership. VA is taking suggestions for changing its rules.

Tags: Vetearns Affairs , Service disabled veteran-owned small business , Congress , acquisition , Thomas Leney , Phil Roe , Joe Donnelly , Bill Johnson , oversight , Esther Carey , Ruben Gomez

Friday - 08/03/2012, 07:35pm EDT
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DoD, VA encouraged to do more for returning soldiers

The secretaries of the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs testified about how the two agencies are collaborating to make it easier for military members to return to civilian life. Members of the Armed Services and Veterans Affairs House committees questioned them about various programs designed to help the process.

Tags: DoD , Veterans Affairs , Congress , House Armed Services Committee , Leon Panetta , Eric Shinseki , Jeff Miller , Bob Filner , Transition Assistance Program , electronic health records , management , workforce , Esther Carey

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 05:22am EDT
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