WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of lawmakers is going public with its frustration over the Veterans Affairs Department’s failure to comply with nearly 100 requests for information. The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, which oversees programs affecting veterans, said Tuesday that it will use its website to highlight the inquiries it says the VA has [...]
The Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs want to help over 10,500 homeless veterans find housing and receive the supportive services they need to get back on their feet. “It’s a national disgrace that one out of every six men and women in our shelters [...]
The Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester is set to receive $987,499 in Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veteran Families program. The money will serve approximately 500 households in Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston and Ontario counties …
Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport is asking the Government Accountability Office to examine the military’s capacity to properly treat victims and address the prevalence of sexual assault in its ranks.
Veterans may have caught a break when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in early March that the Department of Veterans Affairs 120-day deadline for filing a notice of appeal is a procedural rule that does not have jurisdictional consequences.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking land on which to build a new national cemetery to serve veterans in Western New York, including the Buffalo and Rochester areas.