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Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Flagstaff, was one of two Arizona lawmakers - along with Sen. John McCain - on the conference committee for the VA bill. She said the deal signals an “important new era of accountability.” (Cronkite News Service photo by Julianne Logan)

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Agreement on VA bill includes $20 million for Phoenix outpatient clinic

A tentative agreement between House and Senate negotiators on a multi-billion-dollar plan to help the ailing Department of Veterans Affairs includes $20.7 million for a community-based outpatient clinic in Phoenix.