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President Trump Signs Historic VA Accountability Bill

Columbus, OH – 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. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) attempted to water down the measure. 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… 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 »

House to Vote on Groundbreaking VA Bill

Columbus, OH – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the House to pass a historic bill tomorrow that would 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 Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) vocally opposed — and it will head to the President’s desk… 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 »

CVA Targets Brown in New VA Accountability Ad

Arlington, VA – Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is releasing a web ad targeted at Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), urging him to support the VA Accountability First Act of 2017. “How many more veterans will die waiting for care at the Department of Veterans Affairs?” the ad narrator asks. “How many more will be… Read more »

Gorsuch’s Confirmation a Victory for Ohioans

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark Lucas issued the following statement following the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:

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 »