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$17B Bipartisan Deal Reached To Start Fixing Embattled VA Health Care

Lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal to start fixing the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs. The deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday.

07/28/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: The Long Wait Inside The Miami VA

An internal VA audit released Monday shows there are more than 57,000 new veterans across the country have been waiting more than 90 days for an appointment to see a doctor. In Florida the number is 8,500.

CBS Miami–06/09/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki (Source: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Amid VA Secretary Resignation, Local Politicians Call For More Action

Amid calls for resignation, the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary did just that.

05/30/2014

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Rubio Demands VA Changes, Reacts To Miami Whistleblower

Florida Senator Marco Rubio said recent allegations made by a whistle blower inside the Miami VA are both disturbing but sadly typical of the VA’s problems across the country.

CBS Miami–05/22/2014

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Local Veterans Worry About Government Shutdown

Politicians love to love veterans, but the military heroes could be suffering some major losses due to the ongoing GOP-led government shutdown.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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Navy Orders Ships Out of Virginia

U.S. Navy ships stationed in Virginia have been ordered to leave Norfolk Naval Station in preparation for Hurricane Irene.

CBS4–08/25/2011

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Two Dozen Charged In Pill Scam At Palm Beach VA Center

More than a dozen people were taken into custody for all selling oxycodone and other drugs around a Veterans Affairs medical center in Palm Beach County.

08/18/2011

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