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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — We know more about why the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis is under scrutiny by the inspector general. Roudebush was red flagged after an audit in May. Now, I-Team 8 has learned a union president sounded the alarm about what she says happens with veterans inside Roudebush.
Have you ever hear the phrase “it’ll take an act of Congress”? Whenever someone utters that phrase it usually mean that something is nearly impossible to accomplish. That’s because Democrats and Republicans rarely find issues where they agree. People’s biggest gripe about Congress is the lack of compromise on and Congress’ inability to get things done.
All nine Hoosiers in the U.S. House voted Wednesday in favor of legislation to upgrade the federal health care system for military veterans.
The House-Senate compromise bill reshaping the Department of Veterans Affairs passed by a 420-5 vote. All no votes were cast by Republicans.
A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON - A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-2nd District, voted in Fulton County’s favor Friday for possible funding to fix County Road 350 North.
The federal infrastructure funding bill now goes to the U.S. Senate for further consideration. It includes an amendment offered by Walorski that gives the U.S. Corps of Engineers money for small infrastructure projects.
An amended bill which passed the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday night could help bring big changes to the city of Peru.
H.R. 4923- the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act - passed at a vote of 253-170 and outlines annual appropriations to fund the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy.
President Obama nominated West Point Graduate Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Monday.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski issued a statement Monday regarding the president’s plan to nominate former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to head the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs.