Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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True costs of troubled VA EHR project are ‘no longer clear,’ appropriators concede

Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Donald Remy stood by the department’s 10-year timeline and next year’s budget for its massive electronic health record…

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A soldier reunites with his daughter at Fort Bragg, N.C.  after returning from the Middle East. The 82nd Airborne Division's Immediate Response Force had been deployed since New Years Eve. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Nearly two months after a U.S. Army rapid-response force was activated amid tensions with Iran, deploying 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East, some are returning home. By the end of the weekend, nearly 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force are slated to have returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On Thursday morning, eager family members waited in the base’s iconic Green Ramp to greet their loved ones. (U.S. Army via AP)

Thousands of Air Force families are waiting months for child care, according to report

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)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)

As VA plans to modernize aging facilities, it faces a daunting maintenance backlog

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Supply remains VA’s biggest hurdle in vaccinating broader veteran population

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DoD promises more housing rights for military tenants, questions on BAH arise

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA sets new July goal for initial electronic health record rollout

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Appropriators push back against plan to reallocate MILCON funds to border

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Getty Images/Tasos KatopodisVA Secretary Robert Wilkie (Dec. 19. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

VA MISSION Act funding to take center stage in upcoming 2020 budget battles

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Pruitt putting ‘a drag’ on EPA, House Democrats tell agency employees

Democratic House lawmakers, together with the largest federal employee union, have called on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down amid a growing…

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David Shulkin

With his job in jeopardy, Shulkin insists there’s no White House pressure to privatize VA

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said he regretted the distractions that recent reports have created.

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David Shulkin

Under 10-year Cerner contract, VA to follow DoD’s same EHR implementation path

The Veterans Affairs Department has a few more details about its 10-year contract with Cerner Corporation with a new, interoperable electronic health record with the Defense Department.

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