Jerry Moran

Jerry Moran

With deployments ramping up next year, senators seek more transparency on VA EHR

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee introduced new legislation that would require regular reports from the Department of Veterans Affairs on the cost,…

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Congress fears VA is ‘moving on’ amid persistent EHR challenges, low employee morale at initial go-live site

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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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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr pours bottled water into her 16-month-old daughter Caroline's cup at their home in Horsham, Pa. In Horsham and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Defense OIG to investigate Pentagon’s use of PFAS chemicals

In today’s Federal Newscast, at the request of two members of Congress, the Defense Department’s inspector general has agreed to review the department’s…

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Senate appropriators silent on federal pay raise for 2020

The latest budget proposal from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise…

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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 on commerce, justice, science and related agencies.

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