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  • Tenney and Collins Call on VA Secretary to Address Ongoing Problems with Veterans Crisis Line
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined together to call on the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs to investigate ongoing problems with the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL). In a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of the VA, Tenney and Collins requested that the VA provide information on changes being made to the VCL to ensure deficiencies in the program are overcome efficiently. The letter was signed by 86 Members of Congress. In operatio... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Amendment to the VA Accountability First Act of 2017 Passes House with Bipartisan Support
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, an amendment introduced by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) was adopted by the House with bipartisan support. Tenney introduced an amendment to H.R. 1259, the VA Accountability First Act of 2017, which would provide the VA Secretary with the increased ability to hold employees accountable for their actions. Tenney’s amendment to H.R. 1259 would require that the VA submit a report to Congress at the end of each fiscal year, listing bonuses awarded to senior level staff. The VA Accounta... Read more

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