veterans administration http://kbia.org en What the VA hospital controversy means for the future and for Missouri http://kbia.org/post/what-va-hospital-controversy-means-future-and-missouri <p></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:05:36 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump & Ryan Famuliner 55025 at http://kbia.org What the VA hospital controversy means for the future and for Missouri U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt to visit St. Louis VA hospital, as Missouri politicians address VA complaints http://kbia.org/post/us-sen-roy-blunt-visit-st-louis-va-hospital-missouri-politicians-address-va-complaints <p>Republican Sen. Roy Blunt is scheduled to be in St. Louis today to meet with officials at the VA hospital about concerns raised over mental health care. The visit comes amid calls from several Missouri politicians to address complaints about VA services. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, visited the University of Missouri campus Friday to <a href="http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-announces-results-veterans-survey-mu">announce the results </a>of her survey of veterans' satisfaction with VA services in Kansas City, St. Louis and Columbia. Wed, 28 May 2014 12:59:34 +0000 Associated Press 53650 at http://kbia.org U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt to visit St. Louis VA hospital, as Missouri politicians address VA complaints 'Tribune' FOI request turns up report detailing murder at veterans hospital http://kbia.org/post/tribune-foi-request-turns-report-detailing-murder-veterans-hospital <p>A report says Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital failed to provide a safe environment for a 78-year-old man beaten to death last year at the Columbia facility.</p><p>The report for the Veterans Affairs Heartland Network was included in materials released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by <a href="http://bit.ly/1kwukiy">The Columbia Daily Tribune</a>.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:58:30 +0000 Associated Press 46565 at http://kbia.org Senator McCaskill to Visit Arlington National Cemetery http://kbia.org/post/senator-mccaskill-visit-arlington-national-cemetery <p>Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill will visit Arlington National Cemetery on Friday to assess changes made there following the revelation that thousands of graves were mislabeled or unmarked.</p><p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:53:19 +0000 2921 at http://kbia.org