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Rep. Steve Israel proposes new bill for veterans benefits

The proposed bill aims to cut down on

The proposed bill aims to cut down on the backlog of VA claims. (May 23, 2014 10:39 PM)

A Long Island congressman is proposing a new bill that aims to cut down on the backlog of VA claims as the scandal widens nationwide.

As News 12 Long Island reported, 26 VA hospitals are being investigated for allegations of delayed treatments and related deaths. On Long Island, Vietnam veteran James Zaffiro says the Northport VA failed to get him the treatment he needed, keeping him waiting...

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