In The News
As published in the Daily Local News
WEST CHESTER>> Local conservancy organizations recently received an update on legislation currently being considered in Washington to re-fund a government program to save historic battlefields, forests, and areas which support endangered species.
Congressman Ryan Costello has added his voice to a rising chorus of conservative leaders calling for restricting Syrian refugees’ access to the U.S.
UWCHLAN >> With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, people in Chester County who are struggling to put a holiday meal – or any meal – on their table will be facing an even tougher time now that the Chester County Food Bank is in desperate need of donations.
As published in the Philadelphia Inquirer
As published in The Hill
This Veterans Day, we honor the veterans and military families everywhere that answered the call to serve our nation. It is also important to take a moment and thank the family caregivers who provide the invaluable support to our disabled veterans every day.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Philadelphia and Wilmington Veterans Affairs offices repeatedly invoked her Fifth Amendment right and refused to answer questions Monday night as members of Congress pressed her on an alleged scheme to get herself assigned to the job with less responsibility, the same pay, and a cost to the government of nearly $300,000 in relocation expenses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday evening, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing to receive testimony from the subpoenaed witnesses on the findings of the Inspector General’s (IG) report regarding Department of Veterans Affairs’ officials alleged misuse of its relocation program and incentives.
As published in the Pottstown Mercury
As published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
WASHINGTON – The row of chairs reserved for witnesses remained empty Wednesday morning in a hearing room where members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee had wanted to grill top employees, including Philadelphia VA Director Diana Rubens.
As published in the Reading Eagle
There are quality programs available to get veterans into good jobs when they leave the military, U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello concluded after tours of job training programs at two Berks County schools Thursday.