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Arkansas Delegation Sends Letter to VA Regarding Ongoing Staffing Shortages

Washington, DC— August 5, 2022....Arkansas’s congressional delegation sent a letter to Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough regarding the staffing shortages at VA facilities in Arkansas.

“Time and time again, we hear from veterans across the state concerned about the shortage of doctors, clinicians, and other personnel at our VA facilities. We need to ensure that those who served our nation receive the benefits they have earned, including access to reliable health care. We are hopeful that Secretary McDonough can provide us answers allowing us to work towards a solution on behalf of all our Arkansas veterans,” the members said.

To read the Arkansas delegation’s letter to Secretary McDonough, click here.

Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) has represented Arkansas’s Third Congressional District since 2011. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee.



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