17 May '18, 12am

House Passes Major Overhaul of Veterans Choice Program

The House Wednesday passed by a vote of 372-70 major veterans legislation to extend and reform the Veterans Choice Program to allow more private care options. The "VA Mission Act," would also lift the restrictions on family caregiver benefits, which are now limited to post-9/11 veterans, and extend them to the caregivers of veterans of all eras. The bill will now go to the Senate, where Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Sen. Jon Tester, the ranking member of the Committee, have already expressed their support. President Donald Trump has said he will sign the bill quickly when it reaches his desk. In a statement last week, the White House said the bill would "transform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a modern, high-performing, and integrated healthcare system that will ensure our veterans receive the best hea...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/05/16/house-pass...

Tweets

Sweeping veterans policy bill passed overwhelmingly in the House

Sweeping veterans policy bill passed overwhelmi...

militarytimes.com 16 May '18, 10pm

The Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M., is shown on July 8, 2016. On Wednesday, House lawmakers pass...

House to Vote on Major VA Overhaul for Private Care Option

House to Vote on Major VA Overhaul for Private ...

military.com 15 May '18, 10pm

The House is expected to vote this week on a bill aimed at ending the political infighting that has riven the leaderless D...

Yep, major track closure this weekend

Yep, major track closure this weekend

translink.com.au 19 May '18, 5am

Roma Street Wire Replacement project works General track maintenance Overhead line maintenance Track reconditioning (Centr...

Check out our new bounty program on Bitcointalk

Check out our new bounty program on Bitcointalk

bitcointalk.org 23 May '18, 2pm

[center][url=https://po8.io/][b][color=#26bcc4]ⓄⓄ [b][color=#000]Bringing Marine Archaeology to the Blockchain[/color][/b]...

Trump donates 1st quarter salary to VA caregivers program

Trump donates 1st quarter salary to VA caregive...

stripes.com 17 May '18, 10pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump donated his salary from the first quarter of 2018 to the Department of Veterans Affair...

#VeteranOwned #VeteranOperated #SupportVeterans...

mobile.twitter.com 21 May '18, 5pm

By using Twitter’s services you agree to our Cookie Use and Data Transfer outside the EU. We and our partners operate glob...

Veterans to Return Stolen Buddha Statue to Vietnam & Look for Lost Comrade

Veterans to Return Stolen Buddha Statue to Viet...

military.com 17 May '18, 10am

Of all the death and destruction the Marines trudged through daily for months during the Vietnam War, one comparatively sm...

Trump donates 1st quarter salary to VA caregive...

stripes.com 19 May '18, 3am

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump donated his salary from the first quarter of 2018 to the Department of Veterans Affair...

[email protected] canceled his White House appearance ...

hypebeast.com 18 May '18, 7pm

Since being released from prison at the end of last month, Meek Mill has attended hometown basketball games , revealed pla...

Escape the everyday in this Geodesic Dome House...

inhabitat.com 19 May '18, 12am

In contrast to its bohemian exterior, the interior is bright and airy with a mid-century modern aesthetic in homage to the...

Lawmakers advance VA health care overhaul, medical marijuana research for vets

Lawmakers advance VA health care overhaul, medi...

militarytimes.com 08 May '18, 4pm

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers advanced plans to increase veterans’ access to private-sector doctors , expand caregiver stip...