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IRS severing ties with firm amid $500 million in questionable contracts

The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday it is seeking to cut its business relationship with a firm that may have had inside access to the agency's procurement decisions. Lawmakers also questioned agency decisions to award the company special status as veteran-owned and serving economically-disadvantaged areas.

Tags: contracting , Congress , Darrell Issa , Strong Castle , SDVOSB , HUBZone , TIGTA , SBA , Jared Serbu , IRS

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:27am EDT
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Heroism continues for paralympic veterans

More than 500 wheelchair athletes who are all military Veterans begin competition at the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Tammy Duckworth, VA Assistant Secretary, has details.

Tags: Federal Drive , VA , veterans , paralympics , wheelchair games ,

Tuesday - 07/06/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Duckworth resigns from VA post

Tammy Duckworth submitted her resignation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tags: VA , Congress , Chicago Sun-Times , Lynn Sweet , Jolie Lee

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:00pm EDT

VA, HUD to use better data to aid homeless vets

The departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development have partnered to conduct a more thorough analysis of the nation's homeless veteran population. The agencies said the new data will allow them to get the right services to the vets who need them.

Tags: best practices , management , budget , VA , HUD , veteran homelessness , Mark Johnston , Anthony Love , data analysis , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 07:00pm EST
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VA honored to serve those who served

Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor ALL those who served honorably in the military - in wartime or peacetime. VA Assistant Secretary Tammy Duckworth joins us with details.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , VA , Veterans Day , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 11/11/2010, 09:08am EST
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VA's Lifeline reaching suicides before they happen

VA's suicide prevention services make a difference. Veterans who used healthcare from the Department of Veterans Affairs were less likely to commit suicide. What is VA doing right?

Tags: VA , mental health , suicide , PTSD , mngt , best practices

Friday - 01/15/2010, 10:08am EST
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