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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 »

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 Urges Senate to Help Veterans and Pass Historic VA Reform Tomorrow

Arlington, VA — Tomorrow the Senate will vote on the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that would shorten the process for firing bad employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).   Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been engaged in a nationwide grassroots effort — including web ads, phone calls, emails, and local… Read more »

CVA Statement on SVAC Passage of VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

Arlington, VA – Earlier this afternoon, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC) passed the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, or S.1094, with minimal changes. The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 will reduce the time it takes to fire bad employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), give Secretary… Read more »

CVA to SVAC: Don’t Water Down VA Accountability Bill

Arlington, VA – Today the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee (SVAC) will markup S.1094, the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the SVAC to pass this legislation out of committee at Wednesday’s hearing without substantial changes to the bill. The bill will reduce the time it takes to fire bad… Read more »