Tag: Inspector General

Inspector general releases report on Hampton Roads jail death

The Office of the State Inspector General on Tuesday released its Investigation of Critical Incident at Hampton Roads Regional Jail report.

Virginia wins national award for investigations of healthcare fraud

Last week, the Office of Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit received the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund’s “Honest Abe” Integrity in Government Award.

Identity of pilot killed in military plane crash released

Following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday.

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Robert Hurt: We must restore a culture of service at the VA

Last month, an audit of VA health facilities found that more than 57,000 veterans are still waiting for their first appointment.

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Virginia’s Medicaid fraud control unit named best in nation

The Virginia Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) of the Office of the Attorney General has won the Inspector General’s Award for Excellence in Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse.

Bipartisan Senate group urges VA fix

A bipartisan group of nine U.S. Senators called on the Obama Administration today to accept private sector assistance in fixing the broken Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) scheduling system.

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Mark Warner: Statement on Veterans Affairs, Shinseki

Gen. Shinseki has served our country with distinction. I now believe he should step aside in order to allow our focus and our efforts to be on making the critically needed changes to fix the VA.

Creigh Deeds: Look back at the 2014 General Assembly session

The 2014 Session of the General Assembly is over; we adjourned on Saturday. However, the main work, the budget, remains to be accomplished. The General Assembly will go back into session on the 24th of March to try to finalize a spending plan for the next biennium.

Chris Graham: Remove senior assistant AG from board advisory role

Terry McAuliffe made a public request of Republican rival Ken Cuccinelli to remove Senior Assistant Attorney General Sharon Pigeon from her position as an advisor to the state Oil and Gas Board

Cuccinelli, McAuliffe campaigns respond to IG report

The Cuccinelli for Governor campaign released the following statement regarding the Inspector General report that a senior assistant to Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli “inappropriately used Commonwealth resources to support” private litigation filed against two energy companies by Southwest Virginia residents for allegedly cheating them out of royalty payments for natural gas drilled on their land.


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