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VA Says It Won’t Reimburse Underpaid GI Bill Benefits Recipients

on November 29, 2018 7:45 AM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Student veterans reported they weren't getting benefits payments on time or there were errors which the VA blamed on computer problems. The agency also said it doesn't plan to reimburse those who were underpaid.

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Legislation Would Shield Veterans from VA Overpayment Errors

By on November 28, 2018 3:47 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Shield Veterans from VA Overpayment Errors

Recently introduced legislation would prevent collection of overpayment debt from veterans resulting from errors made by the VA in paying benefits.

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Does the VA Need a New Mission Statement?

By on November 27, 2018 11:44 AM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Does the VA Need a New Mission Statement?

Should the VA’s mission statement be changed to be more gender neutral? Some in Congress think so and have introduced legislation to change it.

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Some Young Veterans Need More From Government

By on November 15, 2018 4:22 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Some Young Veterans Need More From Government

The author says that taking steps to hire veterans is one that can produce quality new hires within the federal workforce.

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VA Announces Amended Regulations on Pensions

By on October 31, 2018 10:53 AM in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
VA Announces Amended Regulations on Pensions

The VA has announced changes to its pension regulations to help ensure that only veterans with a genuine need receive the benefits.

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Veterans Impacted by Hurricanes Will Get Priority on Appeals Claims

By on October 30, 2018 1:10 PM in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Veterans Impacted by Hurricanes Will Get Priority on Appeals Claims

The VA announced it is giving priority to pending appeals claims for veterans in areas impacted by two recent major hurricanes.

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Former VA Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Fraud Charges

By on October 26, 2018 4:52 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Former VA Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Fraud Charges

A former VA official pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for enrolling disabled military veterans in for-profit schools.

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VA Announces Milestone in Modernizing Veterans’ Claims Processing

By on October 25, 2018 10:51 AM in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Announces Milestone in Modernizing Veterans’ Claims Processing

The VA announced it has reached a new milestone in its efforts to move paper veterans claims to a digital system.

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CBO Estimates Costs of Veterans’ Pension Legislation

By on September 24, 2018 10:51 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Estimates Costs of Veterans’ Pension Legislation

CBO offered an analysis of what it would cost the government to pay for computational errors affecting veterans’ military service deposits and pensions.

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New Law Will Give Some VA Federal Employees Additional Paid Leave

By on September 11, 2018 3:26 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Law Will Give Some VA Federal Employees Additional Paid Leave

A new law will provide disabled veterans in medical positions at the VA with additional paid leave to seek medical treatment.

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