U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Legislation to name a Veterans Affairs clinic in Newark after a solider who died in the Vietnam War has been introduced in Congress.

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An agreement aimed at helping decrease wait times for veterans seeking medical care has been forged between Air Force and Veterans Affairs officials in Ohio. 

Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing. 

An Associated Press records review shows the Portsmouth Veterans Affairs medical facility is among 75 VA clinics and hospitals across the country with the highest percentage of patients waiting at least 31 days for care.

After the scandal over long patient wait times and a cover-up of the problem, VA hospitals around the country are holding what they call “Town Hall” meetings with veterans to gather feedback about service. 

Former P&G Chief Nominated To Run VA

Jul 1, 2014
Cincinnati.com

President Obama has nominated Bob McDonald, the former CEO of Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble, as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is dealing with reports of lengthy waiting times and mismanagement.

A federal audit shows five Veterans Affairs medical facilities in Ohio scheduled most of their patients for appointments within 30 days, and two have been flagged for further review.

After days of national speculation about whether the Cleveland Clinic's Toby Cosgrove would take the top position at the embattled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, he announced over the weekend that he's withdrawing his name from consideration. 

U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio plans to tour a Veterans Affairs clinic in Columbus this morning and meet with area veterans. 

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson will be looking for answers when he visits the troubled V-A hospital in Phoenix, which has been at the heart of allegations of delayed treatment and even fatalities there. President Obama last week elevated Gibson to the post while the White House searches for a permanent replacement. 

Former VA Official Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery

Jun 21, 2013

The former director of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges of accepting bribes.