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CVA Statement on President Obama’s Defense of VA Status Quo

Arlington, VA – Today President Obama issued a letter in support of the Congressional Commission on Care’s recommendations for reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which were issued in early July. Two of the recommendations the President opposed in his letter – allowing veterans to access a doctor outside of the VHA and the… Read more »

CVA Statement on Hillary Clinton’s Remarks at the American Legion Convention

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Vice President of Policy and Communications Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in response to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s remarks at the American Legion convention this afternoon: “Hillary Clinton continues to repeat false strawman arguments about efforts to reform the VA, while at the same time… Read more »

CVA To Congress: No Lame Duck Spending

Arlington, VA – Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) joined a coalition in support of legislation that would fund the federal government into 2017 and in opposition of extending nearly $20 billion in special tax provisions set to expire at the end of this year. The coalition – comprised of over thirty organizations including Americans… Read more »

TOMORROW: CVA To Host Fixing Veterans Health Care Forum at SNHU

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will host a “Fixing Veterans Health Care” forum with the New Hampshire Hospitals for Heroes initiative tomorrow, August 30, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) in Hooksett, New Hampshire.

CVA Statement on Revolving Door At Phoenix VA

Arlington, VA – On Friday, Phoenix VA Director Deborah Amdur announced her retirement after just nine months. In December, she had declared her top priority was to “regain the trust of veterans.” Since the 2014 scandal broke, no Phoenix VA hospital boss has stayed in position for more than thirteen months. Most of Phoenix’s VA leadership today… Read more »

CVA Statement on Deaths and Quality of Care Irregularities at Dallas VA Medical Center

Dallas, TX — The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) Office of Healthcare Inspections released a new report affirming allegations of untimely deaths and quality of care irregularities at the Dallas VA Medical Center during the 2011–2013 calendar years.

CVA Statement on New OIG Report Exposing Lack of VA Accountability in Colorado

Denver, CO — The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a new report exposing that the Director of the VA’s Denver Regional Benefits Office (VARO) has been habitually arriving late to work on over 70 percent of her workdays and has missed as many as 14 days without explanation over a four-year period.