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CVA Applauds Chairman Grassley’s Move to Restore Judicial Processes

Arlington, VA – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced his decision to ignore the Senate “blue slip” tradition and allow his committee to move forward with a confirmation hearing for David Stras, nominee to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Senator Al Franken (D-MN), Stras’ home-state senator, opted not to return his “blue slip” for Stras based on partisan politics – thereby… Read more »

CVA Statement on Veterans Day

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in honor of Veterans Day: “Today we express our deepest gratitude to the men and women who have served our nation and protected our freedoms. Their service serves as a shining example of America at its best and should be… Read more »

CVA Statement on House Committee Advancing VA Asset Review Bill

Arlington, VA – Today, the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) voted to advance a critical Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) bill, the VA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017 (H.R. 4243). The legislation would create a commission to make recommendations on the modernization and consolidation of VA facilities. The bill will now move to the full House… Read more »

CVA Urges Congress to Support VA Asset Review Legislation

Arlington, VA – Today the House Veterans Affairs Committee is set to markup a major VA reform bill that would undertake a review of the VA’s current infrastructure. The VA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017 (H.R. 4243), would create a commission to make recommendations on the modernization and consolidation of VA facilities. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Dan Caldwell issued… Read more »

CVA Statement on Newly Introduced House VA Reform Bills

Arlington, VA – House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) has introduced two bills aimed at reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The first bill reforms the VA’s choice and community care programs and the second bill would establish a commission to review and realign the VA’s infrastructure. The VA Care in the Community… Read more »

CVA Praises New VA Health Care Improvement Center

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is praising the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) effort to track problems at medical facilities across the country through a “health care improvement center.” The new center will allow the VA to track problems at facilities in real time and dispatch assistance when issues are identified. The center has only… Read more »

CVA Names Dan Caldwell as New Executive Director

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) announced today that it will name Dan Caldwell as the new executive director for the organization. Dan will replace Mark Lucas, who has recently accepted the position of Senior Vice President of Grassroots at Americans for Prosperity. Mark will continue to work closely with CVA to advance health care… Read more »