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Historic VA Accountability Measure Heads to White House

Philadelphia, PA – Today the House passed the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which recently cleared the Senate. President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been the leading veterans group pushing for accountability reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs… Read more »

Historic VA Accountability Measure Heads to White House

Miami, FL – Today the House passed the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which recently cleared the Senate. President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk. The bill was championed by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and supported by Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL). Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has… Read more »

Historic VA Reform Sent to President Trump’s Desk

Arlington, VA — Today the House of Representatives passed the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which already passed through the Senate with bipartisan support. The bill will now be sent to President Trump’s desk, and he has indicated that he will sign it as quickly as possible. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been the leading veterans group pushing for accountability… Read more »

Senate Committee Must Push for Efficient Defense Spending

Arlington, VA – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) held a hearing on the posture of the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) budget. President Trump has requested $639.1 billion in defense spending. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Donford testified. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Policy Director Dan Caldwell issued the following statement: “The Department of… Read more »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Veterans Town Hall Next Thursday

Conshohocken, PA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will host a “Defend and Reform: Veterans and Military Town Hall” next Thursday, June 22nd from 7-8pm. CVA Policy Director Dan Caldwell will be joined by State Representative Frank Ryan — pending legislative schedule — to discuss the critical reforms needed at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and hear from concerned veterans and military family members in… Read more »

House Committee Should Push for Effective Defense Spending

Arlington, VA – Tonight the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) will hold a hearing on the authorization of the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) budget. President Trump has requested $639.1 billion in defense spending. The budget request is $52 billion above the defense budget cap in the Budget and Control Act of 2011. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Policy Director Dan Caldwell… Read more »

House to Vote on Groundbreaking VA Bill

Philadelphia, PA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the House to pass a historic reform bill tomorrow that will finally give the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, the authority he needs to hold bad employees accountable. Last Tuesday, the Senate passed the bill by a voice vote and it will head to the President’s desk if passed by the House… Read more »