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Jory Heckman

Jory Heckman

Reporter

Jory Heckman has been a reporter at Federal News Network since January 2018. Jory got his start as an intern in 2011 and was a digital news writer and editor for Federal News Network from 2014 to 2018. He also worked as a desk assistant with CBS News Radio in New York and was a reporter for the Citizens’ Voice newspaper in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. 

SSA reaches deal to resume some in-person disability claims hearings starting in May

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VA launches automation pilot to process veteran disability claims faster

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With an increase in federal payouts comes an increase in improper payments

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USPS reaches deal with APWU on pilot to package free at-home COVID-19 tests

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VA pushes back second EHR deployment, citing delays in training from COVID-19

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IRS gearing up for next filing season but still dealing with 6M tax return backlog

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Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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(Tom Williams/Pool via AP)Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

New USPS board chairman supports DeJoy, ‘self-sustaining’ operating model

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