(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)

Oversight offices see glimmers of progress in DoD, VA electronic health records

Tests on VA’s new system showed more than 500 serious problems as recently as last summer. The department managed to resolve or work around almost all…

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Congress unveils details of massive $1.4T omnibus spending package

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(AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden exchange points during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

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New EHR live at more DoD facilities, Coast Guard pilot sites after initial pandemic delay

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A man wearing a face mask to protect against the new coronavirus talks on his smartphone as he walks past a Huawei store in Beijing, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop

Agencies, contractors get more time to purge Chinese-made telecom gear from supply chains

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has extended waivers for agencies requesting more time to excise that…

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Third time’s the charm? VA sets new date for initial electronic health record rollout

After multiple delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs is roughly three weeks away from the initial rollout of its electronic health record modernization…

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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, morning clouds cover Capitol Hill in Washington, as Congress leaves for a two week recess. Philanthropy is stepping in to fund U.S. elections during the coronavirus pandemic. This comes after Congress has failed to approve additional funding to help election officials adjust to an expected avalanche of mail ballots and need to sanitize polling places. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Democrats unveil shutdown-averting continuing resolution through Dec. 11

A draft continuing resolution from House Democrats would also restrict agencies from implementing employee furloughs, set a new fee structure for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and fund several large agency projects. But Republicans have expressed opposition to the measure.

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