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"Good News for Veterans’ Claims Languishing in Texas

On October 3, 2012, in Department of Veterans Affairs, Disabled Veterans, VA Disability Benefits, by CharlesSheehanMiles

Congress Hears How TVC Helps VBA

On September 21, 2012, Bergmann & Moore’s Director of Veterans Outreach and Public Affairs Paul Sullivan attended the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s hearing on the claims backlog in Texas.

At the hearing, three highly respected veteran advocates shared with the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC) how they are expediting veterans’ disability claims processing in Texas.

The advocates described how Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) authorized $1.5 million in funds over two years for the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC), a state agency, to hire teams of state workers to help process 17,000 claims languishing at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regional offices in Waco and Houston."

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Maybe, they will get to mine before they move my claim to the Smithoian Institute, and put it next to some stone age art.biggrin.png


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Like a lot of VA hype Texas does not have that much to brag about in my opinion took over 2 years to work my claim.

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I really dont see it as bragging that you have 51,000 claims and you just now decide to try to reduce the backload. 1.5 million does help and i am not complaining but why does it take so long to do the right thing. We risk our life for love of family and country and look how we are treated. I have a general question. has there ever been any study to dtermine what percentage of RO's have ever had military service?

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Its nothing but BS...it took over two years to work my claim, and the appeal was sent to Houston last year February and it still has not been certified to the BVA..... While teh state of Texas does have some great benefits ( evens gives free plates for those under 100%) it has no idea how to process benefits.. and likely will make things worse if thats possible.

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Teac, I don't think Texas can make it any worse, but IMHO no state should have to use state funds for a federal responsibility.


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Teac, I don't think Texas can make it any worse, but IMHO no state should have to use state funds for a federal responsibility.


Yea your correct on both ...

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Hello All,

I find it hard to believe that the state is trying to fix something that ,,,,well probably is not going to be fixed. That the state can show power to "make" or "force" the VA to do anything. This is one time the Federal Government will trump the state efforts and I think it may be throwing good money onto a bad cause. Gallant as the effort is , and I applaud the stand , I don't like the vehicle chosen to try and fix the mess.

Teac , I am also in the same boat with no certification of claim to the BVA with almost the same timeline as you. I am hoping you and I are not going to be caught up with the " we are just now finishing up 2009 claims" wait. And I hope its not another presidential election 4 years down the road and we are still talking about this same issue. Discouraging is not the word here.

Papa , I don't think it can make it worse either. The boat has been aground for many years. It is just that aground and left to rot. I hope the state does not keep throwing good money into the broken cause. And to me the total amount mentioned is a drop in the bucket. It may just put unneeded pressure on our Veterans Commission workforce that is trying to help move claims and help our Vets. I see this as a big problem getting worse.

Never Give Up. God Bless, C.C.

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