In today's Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office found federal employees are contributing and saving more for retirement, due to two Thrift Savings Plan policy changes.
In today's Federal Newscast, IT security controls continue to be a material weakness for the financial management systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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.
Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Sean Casten (D-Ill.) argue a revived Office of Technology Assessment wouldn’t overlap with the roles occupied by Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Research Service, but would instead prevent lawmakers from pursuing “dead end” technologies.
In today's Federal Newscast, the cybersecurity firm Anomali Labs says it's found a malicious server hosting two separate phishing campaigns targeting government contractors looking to do business with the Labor and Transportation departments.