Posts Tagged Veterans Affairs

Virginia Senators Welcome Virginia Vets To Washington


Marine Rob Jones, center, ran 31 marathons on 31 consecutive days in 31 different cities to raise money for veterans charities. (Credit: Michael Pope)

Veterans from across Virginia were on Capitol Hill this week, meeting with senators over coffee and doughnuts. Michael Pope reports.

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Congress Votes to Defund Dog Experiments at Richmond’s VA Hospital


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Virginia Congressman Dave Brat sponsored the legislation to strip funding from painful experiments on dogs happening in Richmond’s VA Hospital. ( Credit J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

The Veterans Affairs hospital in Richmond has come under fire for using dogs in painful medical testing. Now a Congressman has stepped in to eliminate funding for the program. Mallory Noe- Payne has more.


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