Jerry Moran

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VA makes the case for another record funding request in 2022

The Department of Veterans Affairs expects the pandemic-driven surge in demand for its services will continue well into 2022, putting pressure on its staff…

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Bipartisan group of senators ask VA to rank and prioritize unfunded IT projects

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(Sophia Germer/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient Alford Washington, Sr., receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Alanna Williams at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System's gymnasium in New Orleans, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. Washington was part of the Pathfinder Unit in Vietnam where he survived a plane crash that killed 7 people in Oct. 28, 1967. He said he had no concerns receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. (Sophia Germer/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)

Senators seek bigger role, more doses for VA in vaccine distribution efforts

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA projects high levels of employee absenteeism as coronavirus response ramps up

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Senate, Congress, House of Representatives

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

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s absence from a fiscal 2020 budget hearing Tuesday struck a nerve with some members of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee…

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The Capitol is seen at dawn in this March, 17, 2017 photo, in Washington.  The Republican effort to shove broad, election-year immigration legislation through Congress has collapsed, but their ordeal over the politically searing issue is far from finished.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Don’t panic: Senate appropriators cut IT modernization fund for 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee has concerns about the amount of and specific information OMB is providing about the Technology Modernization Fund.

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Michael McDonald

Mandatory Medicare Part B and postal reform

The two primary unions representing postal workers support a bipartisan postal reform bill in March, while the National Active and Retired Federal Employees opposes it for fear it will force retirees to take Medicare Part B.

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