Anthony Hardie of Bradenton, Florida, stands outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 30, 2015. A top official with the Washington-based advocacy organization Veterans for Common Sense, Hardie was in Washington advocating on veterans’ issues. He says problems have persisted for years at Department of Veterans Affairs St. Petersburg, Florida, office. (Chris Adams/McClatchy)
Anthony Hardie of Bradenton, Florida, stands outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 30, 2015. A top official with the Washington-based advocacy organization Veterans for Common Sense, Hardie was in Washington advocating on veterans’ issues. He says problems have persisted for years at Department of Veterans Affairs St. Petersburg, Florida, office. (Chris Adams/McClatchy)
Anthony Hardie of Bradenton, Florida, stands outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 30, 2015. A top official with the Washington-based advocacy organization Veterans for Common Sense, Hardie was in Washington advocating on veterans’ issues. He says problems have persisted for years at Department of Veterans Affairs St. Petersburg, Florida, office. (Chris Adams/McClatchy)

Congressmen push VA for answers on ‘unacceptably long’ delays in Fla.

January 30, 2015 2:48 PM