Pharmacist Brian Meyer holds a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial for a photo on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Sunflower Pharmacy in Odessa, Texas. Sunflower Pharmacy is the first privately owned pharmacy in Odessa given to permission to distribute the vaccine. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)

Veterans Affairs gives an update on its vaccine distribution efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, at least 132,000 health care professionals at the Department of Veterans Affairs have received the first dose of the COVID-19…

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2020 Census workers begin knocking on doors in 3-phased ‘soft launch’

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Pentagon says it needs billions to repay contractors for employee leave

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How much has the Pentagon spent on PPE over the last few years?

Analysts at Govini have dissected the trends in PPE spending by the military since 2013.

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National Park advocates call for slow, controlled re-opening

A group that includes many National Park Service former employees and supporters is urging the Trump administration to go slow when it comes to reopening…

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Veterans Affairs lays out reopening plan for facilities

In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs has a new plan to eventually resume normal operations for its hospitals, cemeteries and benefits offices.

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