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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Examines Cost Benefits for VA's Employee Settlement Agreements

September 13, 2016
Press Release

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing to examine VA’s misuse of employee settlement agreements. Today’s hearing gave members the opportunity to examine the department’s practice of using employee settlement agreements and whether such benefit outweighs the costs to taxpayers and our nation’s Veterans.

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“These are dollars that are being diverted from supporting direct services to Veterans because of the VA’s wrongdoing or mismanagement,” said Congressman Gus Bilirakis. “It is important that we continue to demand accountability from the VA and ensure that our Veterans are receiving the quality care they deserve.” 

Learn more about this hearing here