VA Scandals History

Republicans Seek To Cut Veterans Benefits For The Disabled

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  Remember Michele Bachmann’s attempted $4 billion cut from disabled veterans compensation? Well, “they’re ba-ack …” Except this time, they are looking to cut away…

Ohio Attacks Veterans Preference

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A newly pro­posed bill in Ohio (House Bill 153) changes the old model for Vet­er­ans Pref­er­ence when ex-military can­di­dates apply for state jobs. The new…

More Wars, Less Veterans Benefits

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Seems like a week can’t go by with­out hear­ing some new deficit reduc­tion plan with vet­er­ans’ ben­e­fits in the crosshairs of politi­cians. All the while,…

Nasty Collection Agency Tricks

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With Fed shutdowns and benefits in limbo, many veterans will have run-ins with a collection agency or two. Don’t be embarrassed. In fact, fighting with…

Veterans Unemployment Still High

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For two years, Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans have experienced unemployment numbers much higher than the national average for nonveterans, ages 18-24. Currently, the trend…

New VA Disability Deadline Rules

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Prior to a recent Supreme Court deci­sion, dis­abled vet­er­ans’ appeals were usu­ally not con­sid­ered after the 120-day fil­ing dead­line passed. In Hen­der­son v. Shinseki, decided March…