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This Week on The Hill

This Week on the Hill: VA MISSION Implementation Week

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The day we’ve been waiting for is finally upon us – implementation day for the VA MISSION Act community care program. On June 6, the Department of Veterans Affairs will go live with major sections of the VA MISSION Act, including the new Veterans Community Care Program and regulations that cover urgent care for vets.... Read more » The post This Week on the Hill: VA MISSION Implementation Week appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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Meet the Vets on the Hill

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This week, Concerned Veterans for America staff will attend more than 100 meeting with members of Congress and Hill staffers for our annual Vets on the Hill event. CVA’s veterans and military family members will discuss everything from veterans’ health care to defense spending to foreign policy. CVA’s staff members come from all walks of... Read more » The post Meet the Vets on the Hill appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This week on the Hill: Vets Make Their Case to Congress

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This is a special week on the Hill, as Concerned Veterans for America staff fly in from all over the country to meet with members of Congress about issues that are important to their veteran communities back home. This year, they’ll talk about veterans’ health care, the national debt, defense spending and foreign policy in... Read more » The post This week on the Hill: Vets Make Their Case to Congress appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This week on the Hill: The VA health care budget

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Committees are hard at work going through budget requests for fiscal 2020, including the House Veterans Affairs Committee. The House VA Committee is holding a hearing on a big-ticket item – the Veterans Health Administration budget request. On Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Health Subcommittee will hear from the VA’s executive in charge, Dr. Richard Stone, along... Read more » The post This week on the Hill: The VA health care budget appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This week on the Hill: Budget battles begin

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Defense budgeting is in full swing in Washington. Committees and subcommittees have spent the last several weeks reviewing funding requests and hearing testimony from experts. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith and ranking member Mac Thornberry announced the start of the fiscal 2020 defense authorization process. There will be plenty to watch for in... Read more » The post This week on the Hill: Budget battles begin appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This Week on the Hill: A Major Hearing that will Affect Veterans

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Welcome to another week on Capitol Hill. There will be plenty to report on, especially in the veterans’ space. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie will testify before the Senate VA Committee on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Wilkie will discuss implementation of the VA MISSION Act and the progress being made in rolling out... Read more » The post This Week on the Hill: A Major Hearing that will Affect Veterans appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This week on the Hill: Budgeting in full force and a guest from NATO

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It’s budgeting season in the Capitol, so that’s where much of lawmakers’ attention will be. Many committees will spend the coming weeks hearing from agencies and departments on their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2020. Last month, the budget request from President Donald Trump and the Department of Veterans Affairs sought sizable spending increases. CVA... Read more » The post This week on the Hill: Budgeting in full force and a guest from NATO appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This week on the Hill: All about the money

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Welcome to another full and exciting week on Capitol Hill! Veterans and military news will be all about the money as the White House unveiled its annual budget request, including the proposed 2020 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs. President Trump’s budget included significant increases. CVA’s Dan Caldwell had this to say about the... Read more » The post This week on the Hill: All about the money appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This week on the Hill: VA wants to hear from veterans!

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Congress is back in Washington after a weeklong recess. Members will return to conversations about President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall. That will take up much of the news this week, but there’s plenty more happening that affects veterans and the military. Here’s what else you... Read more » The post This week on the Hill: VA wants to hear from veterans! appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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This Week on the Hill: Stopping Another Shutdown and The Future of the VA

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After several weeks of organization and orientation, the 116th Congress is finally up and running at full speed. Last week, President Donald Trump gave his second State of the Union speech, addressing the need to continue supporting reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He also highlighted efforts to stop “endless wars” by removing troops... Read more » The post This Week on the Hill: Stopping Another Shutdown and The Future of the VA appeared first on Concerned Veterans for America.

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