Becker's Healthcare May 21, 2024
Ashleigh Hollowell

Eleven VA-operated facilities across Washington, Texas, Maryland, Oregon, Nevada, California, Connecticut, Missouri and Puerto Rico are slated to receive part of $4,603,129,000 in upgrades as part of a bill introduced to Congress in April.

The proposed upgrades were introduced by Sen. Jon Tester, who is also chair of the Veterans Affairs committee.

Among the project list included in the bipartisan-sponsored bill are:

  • American Lake, Wash.: Construction of a new special care building, renovations to older buildings, and development of more parking spaces, with a proposed budget of $155,600,000.
  • Dallas, Texas: Expansion of space for mental healthcare and additional parking, and purchase of land, with a proposed budget of $528,400,000.
  • El Paso, Texas: Construction of a new health care...

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