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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Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., heads to the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday, July 26, 2010, to preside over the House after an event celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, in Statuary Hall. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

After White House slashes cyber adviser role, lawmakers move to entrench the position

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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo, an obsolete 8 and 1-half inch floppy disc  is held in London. Congressional investigators say the government spends about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems. That includes platforms more than 50 years old in such vital areas as nuclear weapons and Social Security. One still uses floppy disks. (AP Photo/Adam Butler, File)

A knotty, tangled mess of IT systems

The 8½ inch floppy disk held up at the recent House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing was good theater, but it doesn’t tell the entire…

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Lawmakers: OPM shouldn’t be repository of feds’ personal information

Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Steve Russell (R-Okla.) called on the White House to find a more appropriate and secure location to store personal information…

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Chorus of lawmakers calling for OPM’s Archuleta to resign grows louder

While the number of people in Congress calling for the OPM director to resign grows, the White House is voicing support for Katherine Archuleta. NTEU and NARFE have sent letters to OPM asking for more details on the second breach.

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