VA official got $288G 'relocation payment' for DC-to-Philly move, rep blasts 'outrageous' amount

Posted on AllSides April 7th, 2015
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A high-ranking Veterans Affairs official who was given nearly $300,000 in relocation costs to move from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia last year was issued that hefty payout as part of a little-known program used to incentivize “highly qualified candidates,” TheDC has learned.

Diana Rubens, the former undersecretary for field operations, was paid $288,000 last year under what’s called the Appraised Value Offer program to take a job as the director of the Philadelphia VA regional benefits office.

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