More VA spending goes under investigation

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee chairman opened investigations on Veterans Affairs Department’s recent conferences held in Las Vegas and in Arizona, NextGov reported Aug. 28.

Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) said his committee added the conferences to its list of other conferences under review. Those conferences were held in 2011 in Orlando and cost an estimated $5.3 million. Miller also said he plans to hold a hearing in September on conference spending.

Miller said the department has spent too much money on conferences.

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Reader comments

Fri, Oct 5, 2012

Go Jeff Miller. Vet or not a Vet has no relevance here. It's about $$$$ and being accountable for the taxpayers money.

Mon, Sep 3, 2012

Jeff Miller is worthless as the "CO" chairman ! he's a realtor ! non VET ! and a GOP. he'll spend more VA money investigating then was already spent !! Time to clean house and get someone there that cares !A VETERAN !

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