Many Veterans receive pension (needs based), and not compensation, with the VA.
Many Veterans receive SSI (needs based), and not Social Security beneifts, with SSA.
There needs to be a monthly interface of earnings and benefit payment information between SSA and VA.
The Veteran... more »
Social Security benefits have a Family Maximum Payment.
SSI has a maximum on a married couple of $1,011. There is no maximum, though, on childrens benefits. If a couple has several disabled children, the couple could make more per month than most hard-working Americans who go to work.
SSI Benefits should have a FMAX just as Social Security Payments do.
The Department of Veterans Affairs processes disability claims. There are many, many thousands backlogged.
There are hundreds of thousands of Veterans who file disability claims annually. Many of these Veterans are receiving, or have filed for, Social Security disability. In an electronic environment, and with... more »
We are watching Congress. At this second, we are $14,546,716,998,177 in debt. It took me 6 seconds to type that number, and the debt raised $262,554(Over 260 THOUSAND DOLLARS!!!) while I was typing.
We have to get a handle on our spending in the Federal Government.... more »
There is an App for everything these days. The VA has a great website online. There are a lot of private companies that have Apps that give VA information.
The VA should develop this App to include information such as: *MyVA; *Check Status of Claim; VA Medical Center Appointment Reminder; FAQ’s; Most Popular... more »
Just like a business, the investors (taxpayers) deserve to know how their business (government) is performing.
The expenditures should be broken down as:
Social Security $XXXXXXXXXXX
Defense Spending $XXXXXXXXXXX
The Taxpayer could click on the above category and get specifics within that category.... more »
There is more than anecdotal evidence that delays of re-upping Task Orders is due to:
- COTR Challenges
- Errors w/ Paperwork Submissions
- Budget Processing
- Agency Confirming need
For existing contractors that have contracted with an agency, that are not complete with their support, the approval should be streamlined for additional... more »