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CVA Statement on Failure of Choice Funding Bill

Arlington, VA — Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark Lucas released the following statement after the House failed to pass a practical solution to funding the Veterans Choice Program, which is currently facing an urgent budget shortfall: “The Veteran Service Organizations and members of Congress who used this as an opportunity to advance a misleading anti-choice… Read more »

CVA to House: Save Veterans Choice Program Today

Arlington, VA — Today the House of Representatives will vote on a legislative solution put forth by the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) which would solve the Veterans Choice Program budget shortfall. The bill would create additional funds for the choice program, which would be offset by continuing existing fees within other VA programs and reforming certain VA pensions. Concerned… Read more »

CVA Backs House Plan to Fix Choice Program Budget Shortfall

Arlington, VA — On Friday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) released a legislative solution to the Veteran Choice Program budget shortfall. The bill would create additional funds for the choice program which would be offset by continuing existing fees within other VA programs and reforming certain VA pensions.  Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Policy Director Dan Caldwell issued… Read more »

CVA Applauds Confirmation of John Bush to the 6th Circuit Court

Arlington, VA – Today the Senate voted to approve John Bush, one of President Trump’s nominees for the lower courts. Bush will now serve a lifetime seat on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of Harvard Law and serves as the head of his local Federalist Society chapter, a conservative legal… Read more »

CVA Ahead of Public Hearings: Reject Anti-Free Speech Measure

Albuquerque, NM – Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver is holding two more public hearings this week on her proposed measure that would limit the First Amendment rights of New Mexicans. The hearings will take place tomorrow in Albuquerque and this Wednesday in Las Cruces. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) opposes Secretary Oliver’s measure due to the chilling effect it… Read more »

Manchester VA Underscores Urgent Need for Veterans Health Care Choice

Manchester, NH – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has taken decisive action to remove top officials at the Manchester VA after a scathing Boston Globe report alleged that the facility is putting veterans’ lives at risk due to extremely poor conditions. According to the Globe, eleven physicians and medical employees stepped forward about poor conditions in Manchester. The report was elevated to the department… Read more »

CVA Launches Web Ad Opposing Attack on Free Speech in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM – Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released a web ad urging New Mexicans to help stop an attempt by the New Mexico Secretary of State to limit their First Amendment rights. The video is being released the same week as hearings on the issue are set to begin in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Las Cruces. CVA has activists who… Read more »