New mechanism for VA to screen patients, employees for coronavirus

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a new digital tool to help screen veterans, employees and other visitors for coronavirus.

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

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Longer probationary periods will get another look in Congress this week

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

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AFGE, NTEU try to stave off changes to retirement benefits

The two employee unions say lawmakers shouldn’t make up for sequestration cuts by forcing federal employees to contribute more to their retirement. House…

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In House-Senate budget talks, feds fear being familiar target

When House and Senate lawmakers kicked off formal budget negotiations this week for the first time since the government shutdown ended, both Republicans…

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2014 budget battle lines drawn around federal pay, benefits

When it comes to the federal workforce, the
competing House and Senate budget plans differ
greatly in tone and style. But when it comes to
making the federal government run more
efficiently and finding cost-savings in federal
operations, the two plans are more alike than
you might think.

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