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CVA supports ‘Policy Champion” Rep. Hurd

Grassroots veterans group points to legislator’s record on veterans issues, urges support SAN ANGELO, Texas—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a national veterans advocacy group, on Monday announced its support for Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), highlighting his record on veterans issues during his time in Congress. The group will mobilize its field staff to speak directly… Read more »

CVA Supports New Cruz Bill to Modernize VA Information Technology

Arlington, VA — Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) recently introduced the VA Information Technology Restructuring Act, a bill intended to modernize the information technology (IT) systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The bill will create a Chief Information Officer (CIO) position within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to help streamline the upgrading, acquisition, and operation of IT systems in… Read more »

President Trump Signs Historic VA Accountability Bill

San Angelo, TX – 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 John Cornyn (R-TX). 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 »

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 »

House to Vote on Groundbreaking VA Bill

San Angelo, TX – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the House to pass a historic reform bill tomorrow that will 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 was cosponsored by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) — by a voice vote and it will… Read more »

CVA Applauds Senate for Passing Historic VA Accountability Bill

Dallas, TX —  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 cosponsored by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) engaged in a major grassroots effort to garner support… Read more »

CVA Urges Senate to Pass Historic VA Accountability Bill Tomorrow

Arlington, VA – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging the Senate to pass a groundbreaking bill tomorrow that would finally give the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, the authority he needs to hold bad employees accountable. The bill, S. 1094, was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and is cosponsored by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). The VA Accountability and… Read more »