The Federal Eye: veterans affairs


Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 09/19/2013

House committee complains of lack of transparency at VA

Both Republicans and Democrats complained of slow response for information from Veterans Affairs.

By Steve Vogel  |  02:05 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Legislation introduced to stop VA executive bonuses

Rep. Jeff Miller's (R.-Fla.) measure would ban senior executives in the Department of Veterans Affairs from receiving performance bonuses for the next five years.

By Steve Vogel  |  01:37 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Six veterans sentenced for selling drugs at VA rehab clinic

The sentences range from two years probation to 15 months in federal prison for men who distributed powerful painkillers and drugs used to treat addiction to those substances.

By Josh Hicks  |  03:57 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Does transcendental meditation to help veterans with PTSD?

Two pilot studies of Iraq and Afghanistan vets showed a 50 percent reduction in symptoms of post-traumatic stress after eight weeks, says the sponsor of a summit on the issue.

By Steve Vogel  |  02:45 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs