Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said VA’s supply of masks and personal protective equipment is stronger and at a more comfortable place today than it was at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, when austerity measures were in place for employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, as agencies are developing their plans to reopen offices, the National Treasury Employees Union releases its own conditions.
The Pentagon promises the three most biting provisions left out of the tenant bill of rights will be eventually added.
Development challenges were behind the decision to delay the rollout of an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at the first site, the Department of Veterans Affairs told members of Congress.
House appropriators are not excited about the administration’s plan to redirect military construction funds they’ve already allocated.
Congressional appropriators are concerned about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plans to implement and pay for the VA MISSION Act, which may likely place more veterans in the hands of more costly private providers.
Democratic House lawmakers, together with the largest federal employee union, have called on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down amid a growing number of federal investigations.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said he regretted the distractions that recent reports have created.
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.
The Veterans Affairs Department is preparing a “State of VA” report on the challenges facing the agency, Secretary David Shulkin told reporters Wednesday. The report comes as VA quickly begins to plot some of its efforts to comply with the President’s government reorganization efforts during the fiscal 2018 budget cycle. VA is one of few civilian agencies that may see a major funding boost next year, according to the President’s budget proposal.