Chairman Buyer Changes Tune

September 2005
PN;Sep2005, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p74
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Highlights the press conference held by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chairman Steve Buyer to address the funding shortfall identified by the Department of Veteran's Affairs in the U.S. Purpose of the healthcare modeling hearing; Intention of Buyer to discredit the Independent Budget; Decision of the chairman to take credit for discovering the shortfall.


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