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Pentagon reports $5B in improper payments to civilian workforce

The newly-reported improper payments come a year after a similar testing overhaul flagged billions of dollars in potentially unsupportable payments in…

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Congress questions progress on veterans choice, suicide prevention amid ‘constant churn’ of VA leadership

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Pentagon struggles with change management, governance during EHR rollout, as VA looks on

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Air Force nominee defends past work for Energy labs, says Air Force is too small to meet its missions

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Linda McMahon, Chris Murphy

WWE’s McMahon still standing after positive confirmation hearing for SBA role

Linda McMahon, President Donald Trump’s pick for Small Business Administration leader, received bipartisan support during her confirmation hearing. McMahon…

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5 federal workforce bills the Senate passed last weekend

The Senate had a busy weekend, passing five major pieces of legislation that will impact veterans, inspectors general, FBI whistleblowers and others before…

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VA

Lawmakers punt major VA issues to next Congress

A new omnibus veterans package cleared the House Tuesday afternoon, but it doesn’t address three controversial issues that both veterans affairs committees and the VA Secretary himself have spent the past year debating. That leaves a fix for the outdated veterans appeals process, an alternative or solution to the Veterans Choice Program and new accountability procedures to the 115th Congress and next administration.

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