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U.S. Senator Pushes Bill He Says Would Help End Vet Homelessness

Sen. Brown’s proposals also include expanding services and support for women veterans. He says as most homeless vets are men, many existing facilities can’t serve women and their kids.
October 28, 2014

Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator has introduced proposals that include letting the VA develop public-private partnerships in order to help vets with legal issues, boost transitional housing programs, and expand existing programs that help former soldiers find jobs.

US Senator Rob Portman Touts Senate VA Bill

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Chalmers P. Wylie Columbus Veterans Affairs Hospital
12, 2014

U-S Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says a senate VA reform bill passed late Wednesday will make the cabinet agency more accountable. Portman called internal audit findings at the VA outrageous. It showed the agency manipulated medical appointment times causing long wait times for veterans.

Portman Says More Money Won’t Solve VA Problems

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Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman toured a Columbus VA clinic today where he says patients receive good care.
June 6, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says it would be a disservice to veterans to suggest that solving problems such as the waiting lists and fraudulent appointments simply requires pouring more money into the Veterans Affairs Office.

Top White House Aide To Visit 2 Ohio Veterans Affairs Hospitals

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A top White House aide is set to visit the Columbus Veterans' Affairs hospital Friday.
4, 2014

A top White House aide conducting a review of the embattled Veterans Affairs Department plans to visit two Ohio facilities this week.

Accused Dayton Shooter To Appear In Court

The former Dayton VA employee is charged with an assault count and a weapons count.
May 9, 2014

A man charged in a shooting that wounded an employee at a Dayton veterans hospital is scheduled to appear in federal court Friday.