Final rule listed for MSPB appeals; Clay Hunt suicide prevention bill desperately needed; bill introduced for same-sex spouse vets’ benefits; VA secretary catches heat about bonuses; government workers call bonus recoup attempt ‘strong-armed’; VA settles lawsuit over California campuses; VA steps up hospice programs; Clinton Foundation talks vets’ health
The Federal Register has a final rule listed to change how jurisdiction is established over Merit Systems Protection Board appeals.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, introduced a bill yesterday that would ensure same-sex spouses receive the same benefits from VA as opposite-sex spouses, reports Jennifer Pike for Human Rights Campaign.
Veterans Affairs has settled a lawsuit with veterans who say a VA campus in Los Angeles should be used for vets’ programs, such as housing homeless veterans, rather than renting it out for baseball stadiums and a television studio, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Gale Holland.
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