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Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

Senators pointed to heightening sexual assault reports, military housing issues and COVID-19 vaccination requirements as common deterrents for potential military recruits.

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Colleen Shogan

Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

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Income plays a role in participants’ likeliness to change TSP contributions, FRTIB finds

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Mike Causey’s readers, listeners share their appreciation for his decades of service to feds

Since the death of our friend and colleague Mike Causey, we at Federal News Network have been overwhelmed — in the most positive sense of the word! — by an outpouring of love, support and memories about Mike from his listeners and readers throughout the years.

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McDonough says VA needs to hire 45K nurses over next 3 years to keep up with attrition

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking at a major, across-the-board hiring initiative as the agency looks to bring even more patients into its health care network.

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Chuck Schumer

Manchin ends pipeline push, easing path for spending bill

Sen. Joe Manchin has abandoned his push to speed up the permitting process for energy projects

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Federal bank regulations needs a bit of tightening up

The pandemic changed federal banking regulations. Mainly because auditors could not go to banks in person to check the books and the procedures. Regulators figured out a way to do remote bank supervision, but they all did not update their risk profiles, according to the Government Accountability Office. To find out more about what GAO uncovered, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Michael Clements, GAO’s director of financial markets and community investment.

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Navy’s digital transformation building blocks to bring agility, lethality

Kelly McCool, the director of the Digital Warfare Office for the Navy N9, said the initial DevSecOps capability under Project Overmatch will go to the first fleet in 2023.

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5G and how it's changing the way they think at the VA

5G, the latest wireless communication technology, has started to change how agencies think about networks, both from a physical infrastructure standpoint and for how it can enhance service to employees and constituents.

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At the Health Resources and Services Administration, all system are go when it comes to telehealth

Whether it was used during the height of the pandemic, or if it is used now because of its convenience, telehealth has become a mainstay in the healthcare field. The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is trying to spread the word about its resources available to help people understand telehealth and the implications of using it. For more, Eric White from the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with the Director for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth at HRSA, Heather Dimeris.

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House GOP leaders vow to undo $80B to rebuild IRS if party regains majority

Barely a month after the IRS got $80 billion to rebuild its workforce and upgrade its legacy IT, House Republican leaders are making repealing this funding their top legislative priority ahead of this November’s elections.

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Millions of Americans will save on Medicare fees next year

For the first time in a decade, Americans will pay less next year on monthly premiums for Medicare’s Part B plan, which covers routine doctors’ visits and other outpatient care

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Defense News

Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

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Jonathan Toebbe, Diana Toebbe

Maryland couple plead guilty in submarine secrets sale case

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Pay & Benefits

Income plays a role in participants’ likeliness to change TSP contributions, FRTIB finds

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Air Force meets 2022 recruiting goal, but faces myriad short and long-term challenges

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Vibin Roy

Will telehealth — which exploded during the pandemic — continue to boom?

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Technology

Colleen Shogan

Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

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How the Technology Modernization Fund can deliver value once the pandemic dollars run out

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Workforce

Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

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Income plays a role in participants’ likeliness to change TSP contributions, FRTIB finds

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Merit Systems Protection Board, files, seal, stack, papers

Do arbitrators go easy on federal employees who challenge being fired?

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