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Whistleblower Hire Shows VA’s Commitment to Accountability

Arlington, VA — Brandon Coleman, a whistleblower from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Phoenix, has accepted a job at VA headquarters in the new Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. Coleman, a Marine Veteran, was retaliated against after speaking up about problems at the Phoenix VA which may have been contributing to veterans’ suicides. At the time, Coleman… Read more »

New Public List of Employee Misconduct at VA Sets Tone for Accountability

Arlington, VA – Today Secretary Shulkin announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking another strong step toward cleaning up the toxic VA culture by making public a list of “adverse” employee actions taken since January 20, 2017. The measure also requires senior officials to sign-off on all settlement actions above $5,000. According to Secretary Shulkin, the… Read more »

President Trump Signs Historic VA Accountability Bill

Raleigh, NC – Today President Trump helped to deliver a major victory for veterans across the nation by signing the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. The bill was supported by Senator Thom Tillis. The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 will reduce the time it takes to fire bad employees at the Department of… Read more »

Historic VA Accountability Measure Heads to White House

Richmond, VA – Today the House passed the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which recently cleared the Senate. President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been the leading veterans group pushing for accountability reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs… Read more »

Accountability Measure Heads to White House

Columbus, OH – Today the House passed the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which recently cleared the Senate. President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been the leading veterans group pushing for accountability reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs… Read more »

Historic VA Accountability Measure Heads to White House

San Angelo, TX – Today the House passed the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which recently cleared the Senate with support from Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been the leading veterans group pushing for accountability reform at… Read more »

Historic VA Accountability Measure Heads to White House

Philadelphia, PA – Today the House passed the bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which recently cleared the Senate. President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been the leading veterans group pushing for accountability reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs… Read more »