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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki at the VA hospital in Newington in May, 2013. At the time Shinseki said the VA medical system’s backlog had been reduced. Photo by WTIC’s Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut Congressman Calls On Shinseki To Resign

Southwestern Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes today called for the resignation of the Federal Veterans Affairs secretary.

05/29/2014

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki at the VA hospital in Newington in May, 2013.  At the time Shinseki said the VA medical system's backlog had been reduced. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

VA Secretary Promises Shorter Waits For Veterans Benefits

Speaking at the VA hospital in Newington, the leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs committed to reduce the backlog of veterans waiting for benefits.

05/02/2013

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VA Secretary to Visit State Facility in Newington

NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The secretary of veterans affairs is planning to discuss the department’s efforts to reduce backlogs in compensation claims during a visit to Connecticut. Secretary Eric Shinseki is planning to speak Thursday […]

05/02/2013

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