U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs http://peoriapublicradio.org en Sen. Durbin says vets should receive disability payments sooner http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/sen-durbin-says-vets-should-receive-disability-payments-sooner <p></p><div>U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says the way American veterans receive disability claims has “got to change.”</div><div>His comments come as the federal Department of Veterans Affairs is working on a new digital, paper-less way of handling the claims. The V.A. is working to get that done by September.</div><div> Tue, 28 May 2013 12:22:52 +0000 Denise Molina & Chris Slaby 6322 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Sen. Durbin says vets should receive disability payments sooner