Watch Government Matters: Under Secretary of Benefits at VA lays out priorities

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The Department of Veterans Affairs is working its way through a backlog of G.I. Bill claims. Paul Lawrence, VA under secretary for benefits, recently marked 100 days in the role, and says that one of his top priorities is to process these claims.

“I talk about it as providing the benefits they earned in a manner that honors their service. So we can talk about holistically about their experience. It is a wonderful, world-class experience that they can tell others about,” Lawrence said.

Watch the entire interview with Paul Lawrence: