Data from the VA shows that the overall number of backlogged veterans’ claims nationwide has more than doubled in the last two years.
Boyd is currently the chief of staff for the Governor’s Office, where he previously served as general counsel.
Cornyn said "Core Texas values like hard work, limited government, and individual liberty will continue to guide me in this new role. I look forward to working with the Conference to tackle the major hurdles before us, beginning with the looming fiscal cliff.”
Cornyn pointed out that the disability-claims backlog is quite high in Texas, since it is home to more veterans than any state except California.
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“Today is yet another shameful benchmark in the Obama administration’s fiscal record,” said U.S. Senator Cornyn.
Cornyn stated that the Texas Tech Board of Regents approved the use of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center land could be used at no cost for the construction of a new facility that could be leased for an extended period by the VA.
The court rebuked the EPA for exceeding its statutory authority when issuing the CSAPR regulations.
" If these reports are accurate, the repercussions are serious.”