Increased funding for veterans' medical care by more than percent since FY funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) totals more than 97 billion, nearly double the level of funding when the President took office and the highest level of support for veterans.
May 30, Update, Friday, a.m. EDT: President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki. President Barack Obama and his administration have come under Author: Mariah Blake.
Jul 31, The unemployment rate for veterans has been cut by more than half, falling from a high of % in January to % in Junelower than the national average. Progress is similarly encouraging for Post-9/11 veterans, where the unemployment rate is % today, decreasing from a high of % in January Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Here's Kerry on this: George Bush has left nearly 90, veterans waiting for health care appointments. Current policy will excludeveterans from the VA health care system by Bush has also proposed increasing fees and co-payments to shift the burden for care onto veterans. The President thinks amillion increase for the. Apr 02, Obama is seen as a good leader among veterans who believe that benefits for future generations of troops should be reduced in times of budget deficits; 55 percent in this group say Obama is a good Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Feb 12, The Bush administration plans to cut funding for veterans’ health care two years from now - even as severely wounded troops returning from Iraq could overwhelm the system. Mr. Bush is using.