Senators asked VA for a response to foreign information operations targeting veterans as the House held its first hearing on the issue.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) wants the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s inspector general to start an investigation.
Veterans homelessness is down nationwide by 49% since the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs launched an inter-agency partnership on the topic back in 2010, but lawmakers, local housing officials and veterans still see room for improvement.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.
Congress stood up OTA in 1972 as a tech-focused watchdog to serve a complementary oversight role to the Government Accountability Office, but lawmakers in 1995 zeroed out funding for the office.
Five years after the 2014 scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs’s medical center in Phoenix, Arizona, and patient wait times at the agency are still difficult to measure and track.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate and House Veterans Affairs committee leaders are demanding answers from the VA about claims involving secret wait lists for veterans seeking care.
The House passed nine bills covering a variety of matters from suicide prevention to education offered up by the Veterans Affairs Committee.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan group in the House Veterans Affairs Committee wants more information about VA’s plans to curb sexual harassment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, TIGTA found the IRS doesn’t always follow its own procedures for reviewing and adjudicating cases of missed filings or under-reported income.