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Press Releases

Statement by VA Secretary Shulkin in Support of Senate Accountability Bill (5/23/2017)

WASHINGTON - Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin is issuing the following statement in support of the Senate Accountability Bill: 'I'm pleased to see the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee moving forward tomorrow on our much-needed accountability bill, and hope the senators pass it promptly without delay.

Care and Benefits for Veterans Strengthened by $186.5 Billion VA Budget (5/23/2017)

WASHINGTON - In his fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget, President Trump is proposing $186.5 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The budget request will ensure the nation's Veterans receive high-quality health care and timely access to benefits and services. The budget also supports the continued transformation of VA to rebuild the full trust of Veterans as a premier provider of choice for their services and benefits.

VA Earns Top Honors for Environmental Sustainability in Health Care (5/19/2017)

WASHINGTON - Nine Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Medical Centers were recognized for their efforts in environmental sustainability in health care at an award ceremony May 18 in Minneapolis.