• VA seeks to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday promised to try to speed up payments to thousands of veterans after delays caused by information technology problems.
    "We are working diligently to minimize these delays affecting GI Bill students," Paul Lawrence, VA's undersecretary for benefits, said in a statement.
    Last year, President Donald Trump signed off on the biggest boost in GI benefits in a decade, but the legislation did not take into account the additional time or finances needed to upgrade VA's aging IT systems in order to process claims. The expanded benefits took...
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  • VA seeks to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

    1 month ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday promised to try to speed up payments to thousands of veterans after delays caused by information technology problems.
    “We are working diligently to minimize these delays affecting GI Bill students,” Paul Lawrence, VA's undersecretary for benefits, said in a statement.
    Last year, President Donald Trump signed off on the biggest boost in GI benefits in a decade, but the legislation did not take into account the additional time or finances needed to upgrade VA's aging IT systems in order to process claims. The expanded benefits took...
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  • VA seeking to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

    VA seeking to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will try to provide timely payments of college aid to thousands of veterans after delays due to problems with its IT systems. President Donald Trump last year signed off the biggest boost in GI benefits in a decade. But the legislation didn't provide additional finances...
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