House Appropriations Committee

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Appropriators worried about DoD’s ability to fill key technical vacancies

House appropriators want DoD to deliver new information on how it plans to deliver career technical education and recruit and retain personnel into STEM…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)This May 4, 2021, photo shows a sign outside the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

House committee supports higher IRS budget to reverse ‘chronic underfunding’

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

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(AP Photo/John Bazemore)A Transportation Security Administration employee helps air travelers submit their bags for inspection at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

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(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. The federal Bureau of Prisons will begin allowing inmates to have visitors again in October, months after visits were suspended at the 122 federal prisons across the U.S. The visitation plan is detailed in an internal memo issued Monday, Aug. 31, and obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Lawmakers alarmed by high COVID-19 vaccine refusal rate at BOP workforce

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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

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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DoD improves oversight over private military housing, but with new costs to taxpayers

The military services have hired hundreds of new staff to ensure troops and their families have decent living conditions, but DoD says sustaining the improvements…

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DISA working on improvements to telework, ensuring it’s here to stay

DISA officials say the workscape will never look the same again now that DoD has seen what telework can do.

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