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House to Vote on Groundbreaking VA Bill

Raleigh, NC – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the House to pass a revolutionary 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 — which was cosponsored by Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) — by a voice vote and it will… Read more »

House to Vote on Groundbreaking VA Bill

Miami, FL – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the House to pass a historic reform bill tomorrow that would finally give the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, the authority he needs to hold bad employees accountable. The bill — which was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and cosponsored by Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) —  passed the Senate… Read more »

CVA Statement on Never-Ending VA Construction Fiasco in Colorado

Arlington, VA — The Justice Department has decided not to prosecute two senior officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) asked for a perjury investigation. The HVAC claimed the officials misled Congress about problems with the Aurora, Colorado VA hospital construction project. The construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora… Read more »

New POTUS Lower Court Nominees Will Defend Liberty

Arlington, VA – Last night President Trump announced his second round of lower court nominations for the U.S. Court of Appeals. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging Congress to expedite the confirmation of three of the President’s picks because they are well qualified and highly principled individuals who have a record of upholding the rule of law. The President’s picks being supported… Read more »

CVA Applauds Shulkin’s Vision for Veterans Health Care Choice

Arlington, VA – Today the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC) held a hearing examining the Veterans Choice Program and the future of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) care in the community program. VA Secretary Shulkin testified, unveiling a new vision for expanding choice and community care programs, called the Vets Community Access Rewarding Experience (CARE) program, and announcing a… Read more »

CVA Applauds Senate for Passing Historic VA Accountability Bill

Columbus, OH —  Today the Senate voted to pass the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that will shorten the process for firing bad employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The bill was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and was supported by Senator Portman (R-OH), but opposed by Senator Brown (D-OH). Concerned Veterans for America… Read more »

Senate Passes Historic VA Accountability Legislation

Arlington, VA — Tonight the Senate passed the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act in a voice vote on the Senate floor. The bill was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) earlier this year.  CVA engaged in a major national grassroots effort to help this measure pass, making hundreds of thousands of calls and emails… Read more »