Lawmakers on the House Veterans Affairs Committee said they're still looking for more answers about VA's budget, staffing and leadership plans for its massive, 10-year electronic health record modernization effort.
The organizational chart that maps out responsibilities for ensuring VA's new electronic health record will work with DoD's has 16 different boxes in it. That's a worry for many lawmakers.
A nomination hearing for chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department comes as half of senior leadership positions within the VA's Electronic Health Record Modernization Office are empty.
New House Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization Subcommittee Chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.) offered a preview of his oversight plans for VA's electronic health record initiative.
The Defense Department and some lawmakers want to make the program, which lets troops take a sabbatical to go back to school or care for a sick loved one, a permanent fixture in the military.
Rep. Jim Banks wants to make the Career Intermission Pilot Program a lasting program.
In today's Federal Newscast, three years after OPM's data breach, members of the House Oversight Committee say the agency still hasn't done much to modernize its IT.
Robert Lightfoot, acting administrator for the last 14 months, will retire on April 30.
Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have signed off on a proposal that would give active-duty military families federal funds to put their children through private school or other alternatives to public school.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel updates its its guidance regarding when federal employees' use of social media violates the Hatch Act.