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VA's Gould moves the needle on many of VA's toughest challenges

Scott Gould's last day as the deputy secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department is today. In four years, Gould said he believes VA is a better place and does more to help veterans. He said the claims backlog is unacceptable, but the agency is making progress.

Tags: management , Scott Gould , VA , veterans disability claims backlog , VBMS , labor-management relations , Jason Miller , exclusive

Friday - 05/17/2013, 05:27am EDT
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Homeless rate steady in latest government estimate

A vigorous effort to house the homeless has been countered somewhat by a sluggish economy. The federal government and local communities have greatly increased the number of beds available to the homeless over the last four years, either through emergency shelters or through government-subsidized apartments and houses. But the struggling economy contributed to the number of homeless people in the United States remaining stable between January 2011 and January 2012.

Tags: VA , HUD , Eric Shinseki , Mark Johnston

Monday - 12/10/2012, 12:47am EST