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Tomah VA center's future unknown with federal hiring freeze

A congressman from Wisconsin says a new hiring freeze for federal agencies by President Donald Trump's administration could be especially detrimental to the troubled Tomah Veteran's Affairs Medical Center.

Trump signed an executive order Monday imposing the hiring freeze across federal agencies, including the VA system, the Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2jyjLNQ ) reported.

Democratic Rep. Ron Kind said the move comes amid staffing shortages of health care professionals at VA centers in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

"The fact that one of President Trump's first actions was to make it harder for Wisconsin veterans to receive quality care and help is simply...