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CVA to Iowans: Vote for Reps. Blum, Young

Grassroots veterans group points to legislators’ record on veterans issues, urges support Thursday announced its support for Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa), highlighting their record on veterans issues during their time in Congress. The group will mobilize its field staff to speak directly with voters in Iowa and will conduct a direct… Read more »

CVA to VA: ‘Clock is ticking.’

Grassroots veterans group puts agency on notice for key VA MISSION Act deadline ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Tuesday marked the 30-day countdown to a key deadline laid out in the VA MISSION Act, which was signed into law on June 6, 2018. By the deadline – October 4, 2018 or 120 days… Read more »

CVA to Baldwin: ‘You didn’t show up for us’

Grassroots veterans group calls out Baldwin in new, upper-six-figure ad campaign MADISON, Wis.— Concerned Veterans for America-Wisconsin (CVA-WI) on Wednesday launched a new, over $800,000 ad campaign urging Wisconsinites to reject Tammy Baldwin in November. The ad, “Showing Up,” reminds voters Baldwin didn’t show up for veterans, especially when they needed her most. Watch the… Read more »

CVA celebrates McCain’s life of service

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.). McCain passed after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer. “Our nation has lost a true American hero. Whether you agreed with his positions or not, Senator McCain was an embodiment of courage, sacrifice, and service. After retiring… Read more »

CVA on Wilkie Confirmation: Right Person for a Tough Job

Grassroots veterans group praises Senate vote, hails next VA Secretary ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Monday commended the Senate confirmation of Robert Wilkie to be the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). Wilkie was confirmed with broad bipartisan support. Dan Caldwell, CVA Executive Director, had this to say: “Modernizing and reforming the VA… Read more »

CVA Launches Ad Campaign on Baldwin’s Poor Attendance Record on Important Committee

Grassroots veterans group spotlights Senator’s empty chair in Washington MADISON, Wis. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is launching a new, nearly million-dollar digital and television ad campaign urging Wisconsinites to vote against Tammy Baldwin this November. The ad, “Empty Chair,” addresses the Senator’s poor track record of attending hearings of the Senate Committee on… Read more »

CVA Touts Steady Leadership Ahead of Wilkie Nomination Hearing

Grassroots veterans group applauds nominee, highlights issues ahead for next VA Secretary ARLINGTON, Va.— As the confirmation hearing of Robert Wilkie to become the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs kicks off, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) reiterated the need for steady leadership at the helm of the VA and highlighted Wilkie’s proven record as evidence of his… Read more »