WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) joined Reps. French Hill (AR-02), Rick Crawford (AR-01), Steve Womack (AR-03), Senator John Boozman and Senator Tom Cotton in sending a letter to Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough regarding the staffing shortages at VA facilities in Arkansas.
The members released the following statement:
“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,” the members said. “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.”
To read the Arkansas delegation’s letter to Secretary McDonough, click here.