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

A new bill would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to produce a single list of all ongoing IT projects at the agency, as well as a prioritized…

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Biden’s DHS pick vows to make employee morale his ‘highest priority’

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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VA data breach also hit 17,000 community care providers, senators say

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Rep. Hoyer offers novel approach to fund IT modernization efforts

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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo a citizen candidate holds an American flag and the words to The Star-Spangled Banner before the start of a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Miami field office in Miami. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

With improved financial outlook, USCIS buys more time to avoid employee furloughs

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VA’s pandemic hiring spree continues, but Congress wishes reforms could have taken place years ago

After struggling to fill tens of thousands of vacancies for years, the Veterans Health Administration has hired more than 23,000 new employees in three-to-four…

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VA doesn’t have the personal protective equipment it needs to handle second pandemic wave

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it needs a six-month supply of personal protective equipment and other medical supplies to adequately handle a…

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VA preparing for potential coronavirus ‘rebound’ in the fall

Though the Department of Veterans Affairs over-projected the impact the coronavirus pandemic would have on the veterans population, the agency said it’s preparing for potential “rebound” in the fall.

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