Oregon Sues VA For Breaking Randolph-Sheppard Act

Jan. 19, 2015

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, representing the Oregon Commission for the Blind, has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for allegedly failing to follow the Randolph-Sheppard Act of 1936 which gives preference to blind people to run vending operations on government property, according to Oregon Live. The Commission contends that Veterans Affairs failed to follow the law at its Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics located in White City, OR. The source reports that Veterans Affairs maintains its belief that is it exempt from the law. Full article.