FILE - In this May 14, 2013, photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. Twelve people, including three U.S. Army soldiers, are accused in a large-scale gun trafficking ring that prosecutors allege supplied nearly 100 guns to gang members in Chicago. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the indictment on April 1, 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

DOJ indicts 3 for impersonating federal employees in $7.5M phone scam

In today’s Federal Newscast: More than 50 victims handed over millions of dollars to scammers posing as feds. A new bill would try to make it easier to…

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Robert Wilkie

Large amount of IT updates may have doomed Forever GI bill from the start

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general released its review of the agency’s implementation of the new Forever GI bill.

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What the DATA Act doesn’t require federal agencies to do

The Data Act implementation is a work in progress for federal agencies, which have until 2022 to make spending data automatically available to anyone who…

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Senate expresses concern over agencies’ first round of DATA Act reports

In today’s Federal Newscast, the House and Senate could not agree on a provision in the 2019 defense authorization bill calling for $40,000 Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments for federal employees.

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