In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it’s ready for MISSION Act implementation by June 6, despite concerns from Congress, the U.S. Digital Service and at least one veterans service organization who have suggested otherwise.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.
In today’s Federal Newscast, staffing cuts at the IRS have limited its ability to conduct audits, according to the Government Accountability Office.
As the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to implement a new version of its community care program, lawmakers will also debate whether VA is spending too much on private care at the expense of other agency priorities.
As part of the VA Mission Act, Congress told the Veterans Affairs Department to consolidate its various private-sector care programs into one.
The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Ad Hoc and Fearless to upgrade the search.gov platform.
Robert Wilkie, the president’s nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs, said he would faithfully implement the VA MISSION Act, but oppose efforts to fully-privatize VA health care.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 30 veterans service organizations asked Senate and House Veterans Affairs leadership to help secure specific funding for the VA MISSION Act.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee passed the MISSION Act, which provides more support for existing Veterans Affairs Department programs while also enacting some new ones.