Week of April 06, 2009
U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI), Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, recently delivered a clear message on the need for VA to implement the new GI Bill on-time and effectively. Chairman Akaka made the comments in response to a recent hearing on VA’s efforts to use information technology to improve the delivery of benefits. Senator Akaka was a cosponsor of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Senator Akaka’s full statement, as well as the written testimony from the witnesses at the hearing, is available here.