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Senate Approves VA Choice Program Extension Bill

The Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would permit the Department of Veterans Affairs to use funds appropriated for the Veterans Choice Program after the initiative expires on Aug. 7. Sen. John McCain’s (R-Arizona) office said Monday the Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act would allow VA to fully consume $950 million …

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Sens. Miller, Rubio Push for More Accountability in Future Veterans Affairs Legislation

Sens. Jeff Miller and Marco Rubio have called for language to cover accountability in any legislation that the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee might introduce in the future. The lawmakers said Thursday in a letter to Committee Chair Sen. Johnny Isakson that they are concerned over negotiations between the House and Senate VA Committees that centered around …

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