Donnelly: VA Reform Law “Will Bring Needed Change”


Donnelly: VA Reform Law “Will Bring Needed Change”

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says a VA bill signed into law Friday by President Trump will bring needed change to the agency.
The law was prompted by news reports of long waits at V-A hospitals and workers falsifying records to cover them up. It makes it easier to fire employees for misconduct, and makes permanent a whistleblower protection office created during the Obama Administration.
The law also allows the VA to rescind employee bonuses for poor performance or misconduct. And the VA can go outside normal civil service hiring procedures, a step Donnelly says will make it easier to bring …

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