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

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s been able to vaccinate its health care workers with relative speed, but reaching the broader veteran population…

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Military has new way to keep in touch with service members during stressful times

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New legislation means new benefits for National Guard members

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NDAA veto could jeopardize pay and benefits for nurses, Gold Star Families and other military occupations

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Congress seals agreement on $900 billion COVID relief bill

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VA health care workers feeling pandemic burnout: ‘We don’t see the light at the end of the tunnel’

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GAO crafting high risk health policy report for incoming administration, Congress

Between the Defense Department, the Veterans Affairs Department and the Health and Human Services Department, the government is one of the biggest health…

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FILE - In this May 6, 2020, photo, United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia.  Officials from six states and the District of Columbia are in court Thursday, Sept. 24,  to ask a federal judge to halt alleged slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that they say threaten the upcoming presidential election(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

USPS weathering the storm through 2020 election

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service reports an uptick in mail volume a few weeks ahead of Election Day, but on-time delivery is also on the rise.

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Federal employees will pay nearly 5% more toward health premiums in 2021

Participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) can expect to pay, on average, 4.9% more for their health insurance in 2021. Participants may pay more or less depending on the options they choose.

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