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Congressman John Carney says he is outraged that he has not received an inspector general’s report on the problems at Veterans Affairs two years after the scandal first surfaced.

The Department’s watchdog group looked into 73 VA facilities and found scheduling problems in 51 cases.

The inspector general found problems at the Wilmington VA that resulted in disciplinary actions several months ago.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that the Delaware Democrat complains he still had not gotten the full picture so that congress can address the problems.

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There has been a substantial delay in survivor benefits in on-duty deaths of Delaware first responders.  

The Wilmington News Journal found through a Freedom of Information Act that while 56 percent of the total death and disability claims were taken care of within a year for the other 44 percent the process drags on.

Richard Perillo with the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter’s Association in New Castle told the paper that much of the delay comes back to the initial documentation.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An email obtained by The Associated Press shows that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office rebuffed interview requests with a federal agent investigating the U.S. government's investor-visa program.

The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General twice asked McAuliffe for an interview in the summer of 2014 but said in a recent report that the efforts were "unsuccessful."

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland congressman says the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to investigate Maryland's troubled health care exchange.

Rep. Andy Harris confirmed in a statement Monday that his office has been notified that the inspector general will begin an investigation into the exchange.

Harris, the state's only Republican congressman, says he has confidence that the nonpartisan and independent inspector general will thoroughly investigate "one of the worst exchange roll outs in the country."