Dirty Laundry

By Tom Shoop

July 5, 2005

The Textile Rental Services Association has a suggestion for VA officials looking for cash to make up that embarassing $1 billion budget shortfall: Quit washing your own sheets. “I believe the private sector can save the [Veterans Health Administration] money on its laundry services,” said Michael Potack, the organization's chairman. “That, in turn, could enable the agency to reapply that revenue to veterans’ health care. It’s that simple.”


By Tom Shoop

July 5, 2005

http://www.govexec.com/federal-news/fedblog/2005/07/dirty-laundry/36167/