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Veterans Government Shutdown

Amanda Terkel

90-Year-Old World War II Veteran Slams 'Repugnant' GOP Actions In Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have refused to vote on a bill to reopen the federal government, with no strings attached. Instead, they want to reope...

Shutdown Hits Veterans Affairs Backlog

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says the government shutdown has halted the progress it was making in reducing a ...

Backlogs For Veterans Could Grow Under Shutdown

Stateline | Pamela M. Prah | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Amanda Terkel

Veterans Say House GOP's Piecemeal Approach To Ending Government Shutdown Not Enough

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the most visible victims of the government shutdown have been America's veterans. The shutdown is exacerbating the Department of...

Government Shutdown FAQ for Veterans

Tom Tarantino | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Tom Tarantino

While veterans may be more protected than other constituencies, a government shutdown does not bode well for top priorities within the veterans' community.