Agency Oversight

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Interagency group attacks improper payments from the front end

The Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP) released a new payment integrity report and simulation tool to help agencies think differently…

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, file photo, packages wait to be sorted in a Post Office as U.S. Postal Service letter carrier  Michael McDonald, gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run, in Atlanta.  The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 it is revamping its priority mail program as part of its efforts to raise revenue and drive new growth in its package delivery business. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

USPS demand for seasonal workers drops after building up career workforce for holidays

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FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA hiring to ‘maximum capacity’ to assist vets seeking PACT Act benefits

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Border Agency Chief

AP sources: US border agency leader is being forced out

The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is being forced out of his job leading the nation’s largest law enforcement agency, according to two people…

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, in Washington. In an announcement Saturday, June 19, 2021, McDonough said that the Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to offer transgender veterans gender confirmation surgery. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool Photo via AP, File)

McDonough says VA making progress on digitizing veteran service records

The Veterans Affairs Department is making progress on an effort to digitize military service records for veterans,  as part of its implementation of a…

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Biden to nominate Danny Werfel as IRS commissioner, overseeing $80B to rebuild agency

The IRS, setting course on a decade-long push to rebuild its workforce and modernize its legacy IT, may soon be led by a figure that previously steered the agency through difficult times.

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