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CVA Joins Broad Coalition of Groups Advocating for VA Reform

Arlington, VA – Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released a coalition letter with 16 different organizations urging Congress to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical system. The coalition includes Concerned Veterans for America, Americans for Prosperity, Heritage Action for America, Americans for Tax Reform, and more. Read the letter and see the full list of organizations here…. Read more »

CVA Releases Video Highlighting Challenges Veteran Faced with Choice Program

Arlington, VA – Today, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is releasing a video highlighting the challenges John Byrnes, a Marine Corps and Army National Guard veteran, faced when seeking care at the VA after his service. After delays of more than 90 days just to see a provider, John was enrolled into the Choice program, where… Read more »

CVA Urges Judiciary Committee to Send Greg Katsas to Senate Floor for a Vote

Arlington, VA – Today Greg Katsas, one of President Trump’s judicial nominees, is scheduled to have his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Katsas is being considered to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. A Harvard Law graduate, Katsas clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court before joining the… Read more »

CVA Supports Common Sense VA Asset and Infrastructure Review

Arlington, VA – Today the House Veterans Affairs Committee is holding a hearing on The Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017. This draft legislation would establish an independent commission to review the current Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) infrastructure. The effort would allow the VA to eliminate waste and allocate asset and infrastructure resources with greater efficiency…. Read more »

Investigation Finds the VA Concealed Serious Errors and Misconduct by Employees

Arlington, VA – A USA TODAY investigation released today found that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) concealed serious errors and misconduct by staff entrusted with the care of veterans. In as many as 126 cases, the VA found the workers’ misconduct or mistakes were serious enough that they should have been fired. In a majority of those settlements,… Read more »

CVA Activists Urge Senator Baldwin to Support Veterans Health Care Choice

Madison, WI – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) activists are urging Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to support giving veterans greater health care choice over where and when to use their benefits. Local officials and volunteers for the group are knocking on doors and making phone calls urging Senator Baldwin to support veterans health care choice. CVA Executive Director Mark Lucas issued the following comment: “Too often, veterans are trapped… Read more »

CVA Launches Digital Ad Telling NM Secretary of State to Stop Ignoring Citizens

Albuquerque, NM – Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released a digital ad focusing on New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver’s refusal to acknowledge and consider the individual comments of hundreds of New Mexicans opposing her anti-free speech measure. After several public hearings, the Secretary’s office received over 750 comments from citizens opposed to her rule,… Read more »