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Braley Pushes for Veterans Access to Care Act in Search for Solutions at VA
Congressman: It's not enough to complain, we have to offer solutions
"Complaining about the problems at the VA on the sidelines isn't enough-we've got to get in there and offer solutions," Braley said. "We've seen recent reports from VA facilities in many parts of the country that it can be difficult to recruit medical providers-this bill is a commonsense solution that would help solve that problem and ensure our veterans are getting the care that they deserve."
In a letter to the Chairman of the
"Given what we've discovered in recent months, it's nonsense that some of these VA hospitals and clinics don't qualify as 'underserved areas'," Braley said.
Recent reporting by the
Braley has consistently been a strong advocate for veterans. In 2011, Braley wrote the Combat Veterans Back to Work Act to provide employers with a payroll tax break if they hired recently returned veterans, including members of the
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