U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    VA Secretary: Preliminary Report on Wait Times Still Weeks Away

    Insight into the allegations of falsified wait times at the nation's VA hospitals, which one former doctor claims resulted in the deaths of 40 veterans in Phoenix, is still weeks away from being made public.The US Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing this morning to get the latest on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Phoenix VA Director, Two Others Placed on Leave

    Phoenix VA Health Care System director Sharon Helman and two other VA employees have been placed on leave while the investigation continues into whether 40 veterans died on a "secret waiting list."Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki released a statement indicating that Helman, Phoenix VA ass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    VA Official: We Found "No Evidence" of a Secret Waiting List at Phoenix VA Hospital

    The Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health told a U.S. Senate committee this morning that the department's own review of allegations surrounding the Phoenix VA system has revealed "no evidence" of a secret waiting list.A retired VA doctor from Phoenix has claimed that there is a secret waiti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Phoenix VA Allegations

    The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs will hold a hearing on allegations that as many as 40 veterans died while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA healthcare system.Both a former VA doctor and a U.S. Congressman have claimed that VA employees either manipulated or otherwise obfuscated the true w ... More >>

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    Missing Earl Jr.

    A Glendale couple forges a national alliance and a personal bond in their mutual quest to find the 2,087 Vietnam-era POWs and MIAs