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Rep. Frank LoBiondo pushes bill that would make VA cover tab as vets seek care elsewhere

A New Jersey lawmaker is pushing a bill

A New Jersey lawmaker is pushing a bill to help veterans get timely care in the wake of the scandal that cost the U.S. Veterans Affairs secretary his job. (May 31, 2014 6:21 PM)

A New Jersey lawmaker is pushing a bill to help veterans get timely care in the wake of the scandal that cost the U.S. Veterans Affairs secretary his job.

Secretary Eric Shineski resigned Friday after an audit revealed as many as 1,700 veterans were placed on waiting lists or were never scheduled for appointments at VA hospitals. The delays reportedly cost dozens of lives.

Rep. Frank...

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