A New Hampshire company is at odds with the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying the VA is refusing to pay them for securing millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to fight the pandemic.Gov. Chris Sununu sent a letter Friday to Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough asking him to make sure the VA follows through and pays for the supplies.The Gigunda Group, of Portsmouth, secured $7.4 million worth of nasal swabs for VA facilities in New Hampshire and was paid by the VA. The marketing agency said it was asked by the VA in October 2020 to secure 500 million disposable gloves. Gigunda was able to get some of the gloves in multiple shipments but now says the VA refuses to pay for them and is claiming that the two sides had never reached an agreement in the first place.Sununu wrote a letter to McDonough demanding that the VA reimburse the Gigunda Group. According to Sununu, there are more than 20 million nitrile gloves sitting in Gigunda’s storage facility that are ready for use in VA facilities.The gloves have been in the facility since May while the two sides remain at odds.

A New Hampshire company is at odds with the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying the VA is refusing to pay them for securing millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to fight the pandemic.

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Gov. Chris Sununu sent a letter Friday to Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough asking him to make sure the VA follows through and pays for the supplies.

The Gigunda Group, of Portsmouth, secured $7.4 million worth of nasal swabs for VA facilities in New Hampshire and was paid by the VA.

The marketing agency said it was asked by the VA in October 2020 to secure 500 million disposable gloves. Gigunda was able to get some of the gloves in multiple shipments but now says the VA refuses to pay for them and is claiming that the two sides had never reached an agreement in the first place.

Sununu wrote a letter to McDonough demanding that the VA reimburse the Gigunda Group. According to Sununu, there are more than 20 million nitrile gloves sitting in Gigunda’s storage facility that are ready for use in VA facilities.

The gloves have been in the facility since May while the two sides remain at odds.

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