Lawmakers balk at issues with VA’s $21 billion health record program: Federal CIO’s Ignored OMB Digital Record Mandate


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 26, 2021)---The Senate voted 91-8 to confirm Donald Remy to the post of deputy secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs on July 15. Remy comes in as the agency looks to pivot past two adverse oversight reports about the cost and performance of the Electronic…

NARA and NPRC Paper Records Prevent Veterans From Obtaining Service-Related Benefits


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2021)----today Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) and ten other colleagues wrote Secretary of the Department of Defense Lloyd Austin, III a letter to "ask Austin to prioritize a request from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for assistance in addressing the backlog of requests…

House Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Members Comer and Bost Demands Action on Delays for Veterans’ Records


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2021)—today House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Committee on House Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), and a group of Republican lawmakers today wrote Archivist of the United States David Ferriero regarding the massive delays veterans and their…

“Former Veterans Affairs Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Abuse of Veterans”


WEST VIRGINIA (January 27, 2021)---A former doctor of osteopathic medicine who previously worked at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Beckley, West Virginia, was sentenced today for depriving veterans of their civil rights under color of law by sexually abusing them. U.S. District Judge Frank W. Volk sentenced Jonathan…