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Denis McDonough

McDonough says 'tighter fiscal picture' at VA requires careful planning to continue heath care hiring

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to keep hiring for its health care workforce this year, but at lower levels than last year.

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Navy

Without full year budget, Navy to face $40B shortfall

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Congress, government shutdown

Will Congress get a budget deal done with only days before the first shutdown deadline?

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Join Federal News Network to hear government and industry experts share insights and progress on AI work and discuss how to address the related challenges that all agencies face.

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The 85 percent: OPM’s DeGraff aims to realign FEBs with new initiative

OPM's Kelly DeGraff shares an inside view of what's happening with Federal Executive Boards across the country, and what's in store for them in future.

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Derace LauderdaleThe 85 percent: FEBs burst the D.C. bubble

The 85 percent: FEBs burst the D.C. bubble

Federal Executive Boards, which have been in operation since 1961, each represent roughly 140 different agencies and components. In 28 different locations across the country, boards of senior leaders in government collaborate to discuss goals…

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For FEBs, getting some distance from DC is a good thing

Across the country, leaders of Federal Executive Boards (FEBs) say there are certain comforts of being a bit removed from the beltway.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Carlos Del Toro

Navy's new council aims to mitigate foreign investment risks

Navy’s new council will focus its efforts on foreign investments risks, supply chain resiliency and innovation and technology protection.

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va, AI, AI use cases, veterans

VA puts AI use cases into ‘operational phase’ to meet its health care mission

VA has identified over 100 AI use cases so far. VA Chief Technology Officer Charles Worthington told members of the House VA Committee last week that 40 of them are in an “operational phase,” and being put to use in the field.

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defense budget

DoD dispelling lingering myths about OTAs

With Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs) becoming increasingly popular within the defense acquisition community, misconceptions around its use still linger.

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Zero trust

The journey of HHS transforming to zero trust

HHS is moving toward a zero trust architecture, collecting information on where it may be vulnerable and refining its approach.

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NIAC

A NASA challenge grant program brings up 13 promising ideas

Federal News Network’s Tom Temin spoke with program deputy executive John Nelson, and acting program executive Mike LaPointe to learn more about NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concept Program.

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Philadelphia Police Shootings

Going in-depth with one of the nation's premier federal law enforcement agencies

The U.S. Marshals service arrested no less than 73,000 fugitives in 2023. And it concluded a multi-agency operation focusing on violent fugitives and drug pushers that had 600 arrests alone.

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Industry groups push back on cyber incident rules requiring "full access"

The proposed rules would also require ICT contractors to report a cyber incident to the government within eight hours.

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VA

VHA tells leaders to rescind job offers only as a ‘last resort’ to manage size of health care workforce

The Veterans Health Administration, in recent memos, put a temporary pause on pulling back job offers, then told leadership and HR officials to only rescind job offers as an “action of last resort.”

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Defense News

Carlos Del Toro

Navy’s new council aims to mitigate foreign investment risks

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Pay & Benefits

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Are federal employees headed for another big raise next year?

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AFGE government funding rally

AFGE rallies for 7.4% federal employee pay raise, spending deal to avoid government shutdown  

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Spokane VA Medical Center

Special salary rate gives VHA ‘more robust,’ longer-term tools to hire and keep HR staff

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Technology

Navy

Without full year budget, Navy to face $40B shortfall

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Workforce

Denis McDonough

McDonough says ‘tighter fiscal picture’ at VA requires careful planning to continue heath care hiring

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Philadelphia Police Shootings

Going in-depth with one of the nation’s premier federal law enforcement agencies

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