LATEST SENATOR CASEY
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Dean Heller (R-NV), released the following statements after their Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act (S. 114) passed the Senate by unanimous consent. The bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to annually report on the bonuses awarded to critical positions within the VA, including VA Regional Office (VARO) directors, VA hospital directors, and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) directors.“Transparency and accountability at the VA are essential to ensuring that our Veterans receive the highest quality care,” Senator Casey said. “The American people deserve to know what VA senior leaders are making in bonuses. This necessary measure will improve accountability and transparency by requiring annual reports on bonuses awarded to senior VA employees around the country."
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