News & Legislation

Veteran Unemployment Target of New Bill

A bill aimed “to get more of our veterans back to work” has been identified to reverse veteran unemployment trends. Two proposals to improve veteran...

Dispatch from Washington DC

“I have been following your blog for some time,” said Rory Riley, staff attorney for the Committee. I received a call before Christmas from...

Senator Burr Takes Stand Against United States Marine Corps

Senator Richard Burr's office, in connection with a bipartisan group of Senators and Congressmen, have openly questioned a recent move by the United States Marine...

Santorum Put the Screws to Elderly Veterans

Anyone watching Thursday’s Republican debate in South Carolina could not help be notice the quick “rah rah” from the politicians about veterans. Every candidate...

Congress Looks to Change Disability Compensation System

With some estimates approaching $1 trillion to care for veterans of the current wars, and changes within the labor market, Congress has turned its sights to changing...

Merry Christmas: Veterans Court Nominations Postponed Indefinitely

Tuesday’s Senate hearing for Veterans Court judicial nominees was postponed indefinitely. In a “politics as usual” move, Senate Republican Richard Burr requested that the...

Recent Articles

Major Changes Afoot Within VA Vocational Rehabilitation

There are major changes afoot within the VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment program - - some might even call it a facelift...

Buchanan Report Interview With Krause On VA Privacy – 11/12/19, 8pm CST

Wow, it's been a couple of weeks since I've written anything publicly, and I wanted to come out of my trench with...

IG: Massive Violation Of VA Privacy Rules Affected Undisclosed Number Of Veterans

An IG report confirmed allegations into privacy rule violations that led to over 25,000 “remote access users” having improper access to an...

FY 2020 Voc Rehab Stipend Rates Increased From Previous Year

Many veterans using the GI Bill may be unaware they are qualified for thousands more in benefits through Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment.

Video Q&A – Does VA Voc Rehab Still Pay For Graduate Degrees?

VA Voc Rehab Counselors are telling disabled veterans that VA Vocational Rehabilitation no longer approves graduate degrees, but is this true or...

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