WASHINGTON - The White House and the Department of Veterans Affairs say that they're pushing hard to speed up the slow and cumbersome disability claims process and that a recent overhaul to the system should start to yield benefits soon.
WASHINGTON - The processing time for disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs worsened in a majority of its regional offices last year, and the VA has struggled with its much-anticipated plan to correct its problems, according to two recent audits and a review of department data.
WASHINGTON - More than half of America's veterans say they have little or no understanding of the benefits they're entitled to, despite efforts over recent years to match returning soldiers with the help and services they need.
WASHINGTON — Although hundreds of well-trained eyes are watching
over the $700 billion that Congress last year decided to spend
bailing out the nation's financial sector, it's still difficult to
answer some of the most basic questions about where the money