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ID:

628

Date:

2013-03-11

Headline:

Reporter's name:

Aaron Glantz

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Center for Investigative Reporting

City:

Washington, DC

Notes:

Aaron Glantz, who wrote the story for the Center for Investigative Reporting, used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain documents from the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to NPR (http://www.npr.org/2013/03/19/174639343/veterans-face-red-tape-accessing-disability-other-benefits).

Keywords:

Department of Veterans Affairs, Obama Administration, reform, bureaucracy, benefits, Eric Shinseki

Impact:

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki faced increased questioning, according to the New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/us/shinseki-faces-mounting-criticism-over-backlog-of-benefit-claims.html)

URL:

http://cironline.org/reports/vas-ability-quickly-provide-benefits-plummets-under-obama-4241


Agencies:

VA

States:

CA
DC
IL
NY
TX

Categories:

military
veteran


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