HARLINGEN A Rio Grande Valley veteran was nominated to attend a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs bill signing in Washington, D.C. The Mission Act allows veterans to access non-VA care if they need services that are not offered by the VA or if approved by their doctor.
Rulemaking for Me, but Not for Thee. Late last week, senators Elizabeth Warren , Kirsten Gillibrand , and Bernie Sanders sent a letter to National Labor Relations Board Chairman John Ring asking him to put the brakes on the Board’s recently announced decision to explore rulemaking as a means to address the joint-employer issue.
Both leading candidates to become Minnesota’s next governor failed to nab their party’s endorsement at conventions on Saturday, as party activists picked outsiders who hew more closely to their respective bases. State Rep. Erin Murphy won an endorsement from Democrats at their convention in Rochester, after a six-ballot battle with Rep. Timothy James Walz Senate must pass Mission Act to give veterans care they deserve Avoid political games with crucial VA reform bill House panel advances major VA reform bill MORE In Duluth, state Republicans picked Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson , the party’s 2014 nominee for governor.
Congress has passed a massive bill, nicknamed the VA Mission Act, to streamline veterans’ access to non-VA community care when clinically appropriate, create a new VA benefit of commercial walk-in clinics and end an indefensible inequity by opening the VA …
But slowly and, we believe, surely, Congress and the administration are making progress. The recently passed VA MISSION Act takes the next step, combining seven community-based care programs into one, increasing caregiver assistance and calling for …
U.S. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., started off her Memorial Day weekend with a visit Friday to the Wilson County Veterans Plaza. Blackburn, and several other elected officials and guests, received a guided tour of the Wilson County Veterans Museum, which opened last year, courtesy of Wilson County Commissioner and veteran Jerry McFarland.
Memorial Day provides a time for every person to reflect upon the ultimate sacrifice that countless men and women have made in service to our nation. While every era in American history is unique different economies, varying ways of life, ever-changing geography there are a few constants.
Welcome to our regular feature, a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions and other working family organizations are doing across the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active-here’s a look at the broad range of activities we’re engaged in this week.
Congress has passed a massive bill, nicknamed the VA Mission Act, to streamline veterans’ access to non-VA community care when clinically appropriate, create a new VA benefit of commercial walk-in clinics, and end an indefensible inequity by opening the …
May 24, 2018 – The VA Maintaining Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018 — which includes policies meant to improve health data exchange between VA and the private sector — recently gained congressional approval.