Senate passes landmark women veterans' care legislation

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What may be the most significant legislative effort for women veterans in the last two years passed out of the Senate this week, one step closer to becoming law. The Deborah Sampson Act aims to improve access and quality of VA care for women vets.

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Fed Watchdog Finds VA Hospital Error Saddled Staff With Debt – Law360

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A federal investigation backed up whistleblowers’ claims that a Veterans Affairs hospital in Tennessee mismanaged its payroll systems, causing employees to unwittingly accrue nearly $500,000 in debts, face wage garnishments and suffer “significant financial hardships,” the U.S. Office of Special Counsel told the White House and Congress Tuesday.

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