The more that was learned about the plan - or perhaps that's lack of a plan - the more outraged we became. So, too, were many in Congress, including Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and former Rep. George Nethercutt, R-Spokane. As a result, the VA was forced to slow down the process and conduct further study. (Murray obtained the federal grant that funds the local study.) - (Full Article)

- WW Union Bulletin Editorial Board - August 11, 2005