Patty Murray

FILE - This Aug. 2, 2018 file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has issued a negative review of a closely watched experimental drug for the debilitating illness known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The review comes ahead of a meeting this week for outside experts to vote on the drug for ALS. The drug has been the focal point of a lobbying campaign by patients, their families and lawmakers. FDA reviewers said Monday, March 28, 2022 the single study from Amylyx Pharmaceuticals was “not persuasive” due to missing data, errors in enrolling patients and other problems. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Deadline approaches to pass bill affecting employment for 3,500 FDA workers

Thousands of employees at the Food and Drug Administration would face potential furlough if user fee program legislation isn’t passed by Sept. 30.

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VA scraps last EHR go-live date in FY 2022, amid IG accounts of patient harm

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)Nineteen C-130J aircraft take part in an elephant walk before takeoff during an exercise Mar. 15, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Numerous C-130J units from around the Air Force participated in a training event to enhance operational effectiveness and joint interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)

Air Force faces first test from Congress in divesting from legacy systems

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A portion of President Donald Trump's first proposed budget, focusing on the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and released by the Office of Management and Budget, is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

HUD ‘moving quickly’ with data-driven analysis to spend $3B in pandemic funding

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Senate Democrats ask administration for alternative budget options to OPM-GSA merger

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Longer probationary periods will get another look in Congress this week

Longer probationary periods for employees in the competitive service and Senior Executive Service are among the many topics the House Oversight and Government…

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Tammy Duckworth

4 NDAA amendments to watch as Senate takes up bill

Financial literacy, parental leave and contracting issues are all being addressed by amendments to the 2018 defense authorization bill.

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Report: Broader data access, stronger security part of improving evidence-based policies

The new report includes 22 recommendations, including the creation of a National Secure Data Service, and asking Congress to lift certain bans on data use and collection.

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