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Monthly Archives: April 2014

VA Healthcare Problem

Written on April 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm, by

VA Healthcare Problem The VA is under fire for the deaths of 40 veterans who died while waiting for VA health care in Arizona.  This comes after the VA sent a press release touting the greatness of their healthcare. VA Press Release On April 16, 2014, the VA announced that a 2013 survey conducted by  Continue Reading »

School Board Elections

Written on April 22, 2014 at 8:38 pm, by

Your Vote Counts! Local school board elections are upon us.  Signs are everywhere for the candidates.  In the past I did not pay as much attention to the local elections as I should.  However, with children in the public schools, I am realizing more and more the importance of the members of the school board.  Continue Reading »

VA Claims Reduction in Backlog

Written on April 7, 2014 at 12:58 pm, by

Terrible April Fools Joke or Reality? On April 1, the Veteran’s Administration (VA) issued a news release claiming a 44% reduction in the backlog of cases at their peak in March, 2013, while at the same time improving the accuracy of the decisions.  This sounds good, but keep in mind that VA defines the backlog as  Continue Reading »

SSA Announces New Fraud Prevention Unit

Written on April 3, 2014 at 5:22 pm, by

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced a new fraud prevention program.  This is likely in response to several claims of fraud in this government program.  The 106 fraud indictments of the retired police and firefighters in New York for fraud of the Social Security Administration (click Here for the story), the alleged collusion of  a Kentucky  Continue Reading »