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House Committee Testimony

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Acting Associate Executive Director of Government Relations Carl Blake testified at the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing – "Restoring Trust: The View of the Acting Secretary and the Veterans Community." (More)

CRPD Treaty

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:04pm

Join PVA in support of the CRPD treaty (More)

More Than A Service Officer

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 1:29pm

U.S. Army National Guard veteran continues to serve (More)

VA Secretary Steps Down

Online Exclusive posted Friday, May 30, 2014 - 3:24pm

The Department of Veteran Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki resigns amid nationwide VAMC scandal (More)

ALS Home Grant

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2014

A policy change in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now allows veterans with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to qualify for grants to help build, buy or adapt a home. (More)

VA Budget Boost

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2014

President Obama is proposing to raise the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) budget by 6.5% for the 2015 fiscal year. (More)

Backlog Breakthrough

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2014

Last April, the backlog of pending disability compensation claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reached an all-time high — more than 611,000. Now, one year later, it has been reduced by 44%. (More)

Faster VA Claims

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News May 2014

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki came into office with a plan to prioritize the department so veterans and their families come first. (More)

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