FILE- In this July 8, 2020 file photo, Eric Antosh has a nasal swab taken by a nurse at a COVID-19 testing site in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York broke a COVID-19 testing record Friday, July 31, 2020, by conducting 82,737 tests, the highest number ever conducted in a single day in the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Saturday in a written statement. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Lawmakers hope to secure more funding for NIH’s coronavirus efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan group of senators is pushing for more funding for the National Institutes of Health.

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Senate appropriators silent on federal pay raise for 2020

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Trump’s budget request for 2020 Census ‘falls short’ of Commerce’s previous targets

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IT modernization

Pace of IT modernization accelerated as 2017 saw new technologies, new threats

From Blockchain to cloud computing, agencies began working together to develop a digital road map to keep up with the ever-changing world of IT and mitigate…

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National Guard still struggling to fill cyber positions

After two years of trouble, the National Guard is still hurting for cyber troops.

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FILE- In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin addresses the House Veterans' Affairs Committee's hearing on the Veterans Affairs community care program on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shulkin on Thursday, April 13, pledged a top-down review at the local VA medical center after an urgent watchdog report warned that patients were being put at risk due to bad inventory practices from potentially dirty syringes to medical supply shortages. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

The other year-end deadline lawmakers haven’t solved

The Veterans Affairs Department is expected to run out of funding in the VA Choice Program by the end of 2017. VA Secretary David Shulkin called on lawmakers to find some solution by year-end, even if it’s a temporary one.

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