The VA can now shift the $625 million it needs to finish the Denver VA hospital from other accounts within its budget.
Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has given his authority to allow more troops to carry weapons at U.S. bases, with a focus on recruiting stations, reserve centers and other "soft" military targets.
The bill creates a new identification card for a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA health-care system.
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently published a new regulation that expands eligibility for some VA benefits for Air Force veterans and Air Force reserve veterans.
Last-minute effort gives VA a few more weeks of breathing room on controversial project.
On April 30, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2029, the Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill by a vote of 255-163.
Funding increased by $400 million compared to fiscal 2014.
On Feb. 2, President Barack Obama released his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2016 federal budget.
Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act heads to President Obama's desk for signature.