The Senate Appropriations Committee cleared a bill to give federal civilian employees a 1.9 percent pay raise in 2019.
Senate Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and three other senators are asking the VA inspector general to review the department’s implementation of the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department publishes the ratings of its 130 community living centers.
The Interior Department’s IG reported two of the nation’s largest hydropower dams are at risk from insider threats.
The National Taxpayer Advocate said low-income Americans are still being targeted by IRS debt collectors in 4,100 cases, despite the group’s year-old recommendation to stop the practice.
Lawmakers are still trying to find a permanent funding source for the VA MISSION Act, as the president publicly expressed his disagreement with some of the new law’s finer points.
President Donald Trump signed the VA MISSION Act into law, but Senate appropriators say the Veterans Affairs Department will still face funding shortfalls without further action.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department says a former Defense Intelligence Officer received at least $800,000 to act as an agent of China.
Commentator Edward Francis Meagher predicts a debacle will occur over the VA’s contract to Cerner for a replacement electronic health record for its Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture.
President Donald Trump is naming the chief of staff of the Department of Veterans Affairs to lead the agency on an acting basis while the president’s nominee awaits Senate confirmation
The VA MISSION Act cleared the Senate with a 92-5 vote. The legislation brings a long-awaited solution to the current Veterans Choice Program.
Lawmakers want to re-examine the structure of the Veterans Health Administration after a report the Veterans Affairs Inspector General referred to as “serious” and “disturbing.”
Despite their factions, Democrats and Republicans appear unified in their disdain for the latest Farm Bill.
The office of the undersecretary for personnel and readiness has five Senate-confirmable positions and up until now, Robert Wilkie’s seat was the only one the Trump administration had managed to fill.