Disability claims backlog will get worse before it gets better, VA warns

The Veterans Benefits Administration said it can recover its disability claims backlog relatively quickly, but Congress is concerned the agency is relying…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, as the House and Senate return to work. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

2021 spending bill: Cyber, federal buildings are winners, IT modernization is a loser

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ODNI asks White House to undo ‘overcomplicated’ system for sensitive records

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FOIA officials confront pandemic challenges in meeting records requests

The rush to mandatory telework in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic laid bare the state of agencies’ investment — or lack thereof — in…

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House Majority Leader prepares lawmakers for continuing resolution

In today’s Federal Newscast, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) tells his colleagues what may seem inevitable: a continuing resolution is the likely…

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Congressional regulators voice concerns about Postal Service delivery standards

In today’s Federal Newscast, more than 130 House members tell the Postal Service they’re concerned with mail delivery standards ahead of the November election.

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