In today's Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it's ready for MISSION Act implementation by June 6, despite concerns from Congress, the U.S. Digital Service and at least one veterans service organization who have suggested otherwise.
IT at the Department of Veterans Affairs took center stage on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as the House Veterans Affairs Committee held two hearings in attempt to better understand the agency's long list of challenges.
As Congress piles on new initiatives for the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement, the agency is struggling to keep up with the IT updates that those new or enhanced programs demand.
Congressional appropriators are concerned about the Department of Veterans Affairs' plans to implement and pay for the VA MISSION Act, which may likely place more veterans in the hands of more costly private providers.
An internal poll of FBI employees has revealed a striking drop in confidence in the vision of FBI Director Christopher Wray and the bureau's senior leadership.