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VA’s meteoric telehealth expansion poses new questions for the future

The Department of Veterans Affairs is considering the next steps for telehealth, after it expanded the program by 1,831% last year.

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Senate appropriators propose federal pay freeze for civilian employees in 2021

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Senate joins House in providing no funding for OPM-GSA merger

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Sen. Cardin ‘hopeful’ to reach 3.1% raise during approps conference

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Trump signs continuing resolution, averting government shutdown until Nov. 21

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The rising sun divides the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, 2019, the day after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., declared she will launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate sends shutdown-averting CR to Trump’s desk

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Trump’s budget request for 2020 Census ‘falls short’ of Commerce’s previous targets

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Senators still seeking answers on joint DoD, VA leadership structure to manage EHR overhaul

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it may designate an independent arbitrator of sorts to oversee and manage joint decisions from VA and the Defense…

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Senate offers Homeland Security more IT modernization dollars in FY 2019

Lawmakers have praised DHS’s efforts to date to modernize its IT infrastructure. The agency also has a new chief information officer leading the effort.

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3 federal real property stories you might’ve missed in the FY 19 budget

While funding for FEMA’s new headquarters holds up progress on DHS’ St. Elizabeths campus, GSA is one step closer to getting the go-ahead to buy the Transportation Department’s currently leased headquarters.

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