Vitter sends letter urging action for VA clinics

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

Republican Louisiana Sen. David Vitter on Thursday sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs, urging action on the new VA permanent clinics for Lake Charles and Lafayette.

A temporary clinic is operated on Fifth Avenue in Lake Charles, but efforts to create 15 new regional clinics nationwide will require federal approval to fund them.

A hearing on the matter is expected later this month.

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