Ohio Department of Veterans' Services http://wyso.org en Congress and VA Work to Process Backlog on Disability Claims http://wyso.org/post/congress-and-va-work-process-backlog-disability-claims <p></p><p>Members of Congress from Ohio are pushing for action to help veterans with disabilities. They have&nbsp;joined with other Republicans to ask the Department of Veteran's Affairs to address long waits for disability claims, and for accountability.</p><p>House Republicans have sent two letters to date. The first, back in January, demanding that something be done about the processing time for disability claims. Mike Turner of Ohio's 10th district says the average time is over a year-400 days-to file claims.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:28:10 +0000 Jerry Kenney 36280 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: June 23, 2013 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-june-23-2013 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 23, 2013 including the following stories:</p><p>- <a href="http://wyso.org/post/clark-county-townships-oppose-recreational-designation-mad-river">Clark County Townships Oppose Recreational Designation for Mad River</a>, by Wayne Baker</p><p>- Jerry Kenney speaks with Mike McKinney of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services about recent veterans issues in the news.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 35186 at http://wyso.org