The Federal Eye: VA disability claims

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Senators urge Obama to help resolve veterans claims backlog

A letter signed by a bipartisan group of 67 senators was sent to the White House Monday urging President Obama to take direct action to help solve the backlog of veterans disability claims.

By Steve Vogel  |  11:18 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Obama, VA disability claims; veterans paperless claims; subcommittee on disability assistance and memorial affairs

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 02/19/2013

VA's Shinseki and Mikulski pledge improvements for troubled Baltimore office

Teams of claims handlers are being deployed to help the troubled Baltimore Veterans Affairs office, where veterans face some of the longest waits in the country to have their cases handled, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki announced Tuesday.

By Steve Vogel  |  02:42 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VA disability claims, veterans disability claims