The American Legion, among other groups, has called for Eric Shinseki's resignation among allegations of mishandled wait times at VA facilities.
The Senate is beginning consideration of a bill to revive more than 50 expired tax breaks.
Young's legislation would allow companies to hire part-time employees that work up to 39 hours per week without providing them health care coverage.
The proposed veterans bill is considered the most comprehensive in recent years.
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, voted for the Senate budget deal while Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, voted against it.
While Sen. Joe Donnelly praised the bipartisan effort, Sen. Dan Coats says he worries an opportunity may have been wasted.
Congressman Joe Donnelly says he won't receive payment for the weeks the government was shutdown.
Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, was one of a bipartisan group of senators who helped jump-start talks to reopen the federal government.
Both of Indiana's senators voted to approve the bill, but many of the state's representatives voted against it.
The deal would fund the government until January 15 and raise the debt ceiling through February 7.