Jun 24, 2022
The Senate is close to passing a measure to expand benefits offered to veterans who became sick due to burn pits while on active duty. The plan would also authorize sweeping new authorities to hire employees and lease new facilities to handle the resulting uptick in usage of the VA health care system.
GovExec Senior Correspondent Eric Katz is covering the story. He joined the podcast to discuss the status of the bill and what it will mean for the Veterans Affairs Department.
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