In today’s Federal Newscast, in the wake of a report which says corruption is getting worse, Acting Director of the Office of Government Ethics reminds federal employees about the oath they take to perform their duties.
Many a styrene cup of coffee will have been consumed on this one
Sen. Jon Tester said he’d like to see more proactivity from the VA, especially in recruitment and oversight.
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In his first State of the Union, President Donald Trump highlights VA’s success with removing 1,500 employees under the June 2017 law.
Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) said he supports Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s moves to reform the department.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin gave a progress report on a wide range of initiatives. He told the Senate VA Committee that the department is still making “incremental change” on hiring, appeals modernization, accountability and a new electronic health record.
The Veterans Affairs Choice Program is still working to improve wait times at VA facilities and Congress remains deadlocked over a long-term funding for the program, but Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), head of the House committee that oversees VA, insists things are getting better.
VA Secretary Shulkin’s agenda for the upcoming year is full of initiatives across the department, from improving morale to implementing interoperability in health records to realigning infrastructure.
A yearend tribute to guests of the Federal Drive.