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JUL 29, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary. McDonald, 61, of Cincinnati, was unanimously approved to replace Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, who took over in May after Eric Shinseki resigned.

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JUL 28, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. veterans deal to provide $17 billion to ease medical wait times

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in the U.S. Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare compromise deal on legislation that provides about $17 billion in funding to ease long waiting times for VA medical centers. Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent, and Representative Jeff Miller, a Republican, said the figure marks about ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - Boston Herald

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VA chief pledges end to whistleblower retaliation

ST. LOUIS — The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs is vowing to crack down on whistleblower retaliation after a private government watchdog released a critical report on the agency's treatment of employees who brought internal problems to light.Sloan Gibson spoke Tuesday in St. Louis during the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The former bank ...

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JUL 21, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

"A recurring and fundamental theme has become clear: VA employees across the country fear they will face repercussions if they dare to raise a dissenting voice," said Danielle Brian, the group's executive director. [...] we eliminate the culture of intimidation and climate of fear, no reforms will be able to turn this broken agency around. If confirmed by the Senate, ...

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JUL 11, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Gibson says VA spends more in Miss. to speed care

(AP) — Acting U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson says that veterans' health care is moving in the right direction in Jackson and nationwide. Retired Gen. Eric Shinseki resigned as Veterans Affairs secretary because some hospitals were hiding wait time lengths. [...] the acting secretary is visiting VA hospitals nationwide, trying to rebuild trust after it was revealed that VA ...

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