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VA Says It Faces $2.5B Budget Shortfall

VA Says It Faces $2.5B Budget Shortfall

| June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs says it is facing a budget shortfall of more than $2.5 billion, mainly because of increased demand by veterans for health care, including new life-saving treatments for Hepatitis C. Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson tells a House committee VA health care sites experienced a 10.5 percent increase in […]

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Local Hospital C.E.O. Returns From Testifying in D.C. About Project ARCH

Local Hospital C.E.O. Returns From Testifying in D.C. About Project ARCH

| June 24, 2014

Kris Doody has a heart for veterans and always will. The C.E.O. of Cary Medical Center was in Washington D.C. last week testifying in front of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs – sharing about the successes of Project ARCH here in the county. “It’s very easy to talk about Project Arch and what we’ve […]

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More Furloughs in Maine

More Furloughs in Maine

| October 8, 2013

Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s office says that dozens of employees with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Maine have been furloughed due to the federal government shutdown. Michaud spokesman Ed Gilman said in an email on Tuesday that between 30 and 40 workers in the state have been furloughed. Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree […]

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