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CVA Urges Congress to Strengthen Military by Reducing Waste

Arlington, VA – Today members of the joint House and Senate conference committees will meet to negotiate a final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This meeting will start the official conference process to discuss the two versions of the legislation H.R. 2810 (115). Earlier this year, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released their NDAA recommendations for… Read more »

CVA Statement on House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing

Arlington, VA – Today the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on legislative proposals that will reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs and the Veterans Choice Program. VA Secretary David Shulkin testified on the Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences Act (CARE Act), which would allow any veteran who faces a wait time… Read more »

House Veterans Affairs Committee Must Expand VA Choice for Veterans

Arlington, VA – Today the House Veterans Affairs Committee is holding a hearing on legislative proposals that will reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs and the Veterans Choice Program. The proposals – including one by the VA and one by the House VA Committee – would consolidate the VA’s community care programs and reform the… Read more »

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 »