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Wisconsin is One Step Closer to a Full Repeal of Prevailing Wage Law

Madison, WI – Last night, the Wisconsin Senate voted to pass the state budget which includes a full repeal of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law. It will now head to Governor Scott Walker’s desk. Governor Walker has indicated his support for a repeal of the prevailing wage in the past, calling it, “one more tool to make sure taxpayers get… Read more »

CVA Encourages Wisconsin Senate to Repeal Prevailing Wage

Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Senate is expected to vote on the state budget, which includes a full repeal of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has pushed for legislators in Wisconsin to eliminate the prevailing wage law because it limits job opportunities for veterans and boosts pay for well-connected companies that work on government contracts… Read more »

New IG Report Underscores Systemic Problems with Current “Choice” Program

Arlington, VA — This week the Inspector General sent a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin, describing problems with the timeliness and accuracy of payments processed via the Choice Program at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The report outlines the status of two audits — on the claims payment processes and automated payments — as well as a… Read more »

CVA Commends Wisconsin Assembly for Advancing Full Repeal of Prevailing Wage Law

Madison, WI – Today the Wisconsin Assembly voted to advance the state budget, which includes a full repeal of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law. The budget will now move to the Wisconsin Senate where, if passed, it will advance to Governor Walker’s desk. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging members of the Senate to move forward with a repeal of the… Read more »

CVA Urges Wisconsin Assembly to Repeal Prevailing Wage

Madison, WI – Today the Wisconsin Assembly will vote on the state budget, which includes a full repeal of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has pushed for legislators in Wisconsin to eliminate the prevailing wage law because it limits job opportunities for veterans and boosts pay for well-connected companies working on government contracts – while leaving… Read more »

CVA Joins Bipartisan Coalition Pushing for McCain-Reed Amendment on BRAC

Arlington, VA — Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) joined a broad, bipartisan coalition in support of the proposed amendment on Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) introduced by Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Reed (D-RI). Coalition members include the Project on Government Oversight, the Defense Priorities Initiative, and Heritage Action for America. The coalition… Read more »

CVA Urges Senate to Include McCain-Reed Amendment in NDAA

Arlington, VA — Today, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which would establish a commission to head up a new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) in 2019. A new round of BRAC is estimated to save potentially $2 billion dollars. Officials… Read more »