U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) met with federal Veterans Administration officials to discuss the long waits many veterans face to have claims processed.
Earlier this year there was a call to fill thousands of positions across the country to improve access.
The expansion will double the number of veterans it can treat from about 3,000 to about 6,000.
An environmental group plans to appeal a judge's ruling that rejected its bid to block a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs cemetery project.
If the measure is granted, it would stop the VA from clearing a 500-year-old oak tree from the land near Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
The summit will help connect veterans to jobs that align with their unique skills.
In a visit to Indiana on Thursday, McDonald pointed to the Indianapolis facility as a leader in what he calls the VA’s “transformation.”
The state's HIV outbreak has peaked, a health officials says; the federal VA secretary will tour an Indianapolis facility on Thursday. Read more in our roundup.
Eligible veterans in five south-central Indiana counties will soon have access to a clinic, which will provide free legal service as they appeal for benefits.
Indiana is reaching out to women veterans, who typically take less advantage of state and federal benefits, in hopes of improving their well-being.