Loebsack Talks to Vets About Health-Care

Local Congressman Dave Loebsack paid a visit to the Burlington Library yesterday(Tues) to talk to veterans about their health-care concerns.

The Second District Democrat says having a new V-A Secretary should help, but it won’t solve all the agency’s problems…..

Loebsack says the Veterans Administration has a number of challenges ahead, including inefficiencies.

And Loebsack told the half-dozen-or-so in attendance yesterday(Tues) that there is another alternative to relying on the V-A — a voucher system allowing veterans to take their health-care business elsewhere.   Loebsack says he hasn’t signed on to that legislation and won’t…until he gets more information.