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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, the exterior of the Veterans Affairs Department hospital is shown in east Denver. Investigators with the VA Office of Inspector General found that the hospital violated policy by keeping improper wait lists to track veterans' mental health care, confirming a whistleblower’s claims. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

VA and the Pentagon look to take advantage of a new spinal procedure for those injured in the line of duty

A new contract awarded to Discseel® Technologies by the Veterans Affairs Department, tasks the company with training physicians to perform a new, non-surgical…

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IRS Unannounced Visits

How much training is there for IRS agents facing the threat of physical harm?

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A potential shutdown couldn’t come at a worst time for Medicaid

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Meet the team leaders behind last year’s successful fusion experiment

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Not just a disease of the late 20th Century, HIV/AIDS still gets federal attention

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A Homeland Security effort to combine requirements has stalled

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Congress Budget

Schumer, McConnell offer up 45-day shutdown solution

In today’s Federal Newscast: The leaders in the U.S. Senate have an agreement. Now what? Since 2020, IRS chatbots have assisted over 13 million American…

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Got an airport? Customs and Border Protection is available for hire

Companies operating at U.S. airports sometimes need extra help in processing inbound international passengers or cargo. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)…

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One big supply chain security issue starting to get more attention

The Chips Act shoveled billions of taxpayer dollars to the microelectronics industry. One reason for making more circuits domestically is greater cybersecurity and supply assurance. Now a sort of overlooked piece of the electronics supply chain is gaining attention in Congress: The boards the chips are mounted on. For more, Federal Drive Host Tom Temin spoke with the Executive Director of the Printed Circuit Board Association of America, David Schild.

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