In today’s Federal Newscast, four preservation and conservation specialists at the National Archives and Records Administration did some quick thinking and realized the equipment they use to deal with records damaged by floods, fires, or mold could help doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.
When Congress decreed that certain Vietnam War Navy veterans could get help for exposure to Agent Orange, the Department of Veterans Affairs had a challenge.
The latest guidance from the Trump administration comes as the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives and Records Administration close museums, research rooms and presidential libraries due to coronavirus concerns. NARA public events are also canceled through May 3.
The president’s 2021 budget request includes some $20 billion in agency program reductions and $28 billion in program eliminations. Here are several highlights from the president’s most recent proposal.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three senators want the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the process non-citizen service members go through to become naturalized.
NARA officials said Thursday that updated guidance will soon give agencies a better idea of what to expect from the transition from paper to digital records.
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.
A deluge of electronic records is taking a toll on the government’s mostly pen-and-paper system for declassifying records.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s smoking ban at medical facilities now extends to its employees, something their union is not happy about.