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Last year, lawmakers focused on firing problem VA workers. This year they're going after their pay #ac…

Last year, lawmakers focused on firing problem VA workers. This year they're going after their pay #ac…

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller is sponsoring legislation that would allow the Veterans Affairs secretary to take back bonuses paid to department workers if evidence surfaces later of mismanagement or other workplace problems. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) CONNECT 23 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Last year, lawmakers made it easier to dismiss Veterans Affairs officials under fire for mismanagement or malfeasance. Now, they're going after problem employees' pay. On Tuesday, members of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee reviewed new legislation which would allow the VA secretary to take back bonuses paid to department workers if evidence surfaces later of mismanagement, criminal activity or other workplace problems. The bill, sponsored by committee chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., was touted by the panel as a common-sense measure to e...

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