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CVA Urges House to Move on Bill Limiting Union Activity at VA

Arlington, VA – Today the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a legislative hearing on the Veterans, Employees and Taxpayer (VET) Protection Act, a measure which would put the needs of veterans ahead of union interests.

Continued Negligence at Veterans Crisis Line

Arlington, VA – Today, the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report revealing continued failures and widespread negligence under the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

CVA Stands Up for Veterans Being Used in TN Tax Hike Ploy

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Senate Transportation Committee recently approved an amended version of Governor Bill Haslam’s $355 million gas tax increase. The updated version includes a small tax relief for veterans which would exempt them from paying property taxes under certain circumstances, but would not protect them from the impact of the massive gas tax… Read more »

CVA Urges Baldwin to Do Right by Wisconsinites During Gorsuch Hearing

Arlington, VA – Today begins Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s hearing before the U.S. Senate. Senator Baldwin (D-WI) is publicly opposed to Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court and has said that she would not provide a vote to overcome a possible filibuster. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark Lucas issued the… Read more »

CVA Urges Manchin to Do Right by West Virginians During Gorsuch Hearing

Arlington, VA – Today begins Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s hearing before the U.S. Senate. Senator Manchin (D-WV) has said that he will not filibuster Gorsuch’s confirmation process, but has not expressed support for the nominee. Manchin is up for re-election in 2018. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark Lucas issued the… Read more »

CVA Urges Brown to Do Right by Ohioans During Gorsuch Hearing

Arlington, VA – Today begins Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s hearing before the U.S. Senate. Senator Brown (D-OH) has not expressed support for Gorsuch and is threatening to hold up the confirmation process. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark Lucas issued the following statement: “Members of the Senate must focus on Judge… Read more »

CVA Urges Heitkamp to Do Right by North Dakotans During Gorsuch Hearing

Arlington, VA – Today begins Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s hearing before the U.S. Senate. Senator Heitkamp (D-ND) has said that Judge Gorsuch deserves an up-or-down vote, but has failed to express support for his confirmation. Heitkamp is up for re-election in 2018. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark Lucas issued the… Read more »