Increased Privatization of the VA Has Led to Longer Waits and Higher Costs for Taxpayers

An analysis of VA claims data shows that sending more vets to private care has not had the positive effects that were long promised by conservatives.

https://psmag.com/social-justice/privatizing-the-v-a-is-not-cheap

-Pacific Standard; 12/31/2018

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Federal Government Advises Furloughed Workers to Barter for Their Rent

Guidance suggests employees offer “to perform maintenance (e.g. painting, carpentry work) in exchange for partial… payments”

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/shutdown-barter-advice-773539/

-Rolling Stone; 12/28/2018