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Top Congressional Republicans demanded the ouster of the highest-ranking Veterans Affairs official implicated in the scandal over runaway conference spending
On September 20, 2012 the Military Advantage Blog featured a live Q&A event with the Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and the House Armed Services Committee on the topic of sequestration.
A top human resources official is out at the Veterans Affairs Department with the release of a new report showing frivolous spending for employee conferences on the taxpayer’s dime. But some would like to see more heads roll following the revelations.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, under fire for unauthorized and wasteful spending at two Florida conferences, has more than tripled its expenditures for such events over six years.
Congressional members charged with overseeing the interests of former American service members have asked the Department of Veterans Affairs for a briefing to explain why its "work study" program is often months late paying many of its employees: college students who served in the military.