The Veterans Benefits Administration has partnered with several external groups to improve the banking services available to veterans.
The Veterans Benefits Administration celebrated a year of its Solid Start program. A White House executive order from 2018, aimed at suicide prevention, requires VA to check in with new veterans personally by telephone.
In today's Federal Newscast, Congress wants more transparency about the use of Other Transaction Authority in Defense spending.
In today's Federal Newscast, more Pentagon employees are being told to telework because of an uptick in coronavirus infections in the National Capital Region.
A new GI Bill offering from the Department of Veterans Affairs aims to help veterans seeking a career in high technology. Those eligible can get matched up with nearby training providers.
Agencies are increasingly turning to online feedback as a way to communicate and respond to their customers during the pandemic. In the case of the Veterans Benefits Administration, that feedback led to new legislation in a matter of weeks.
In today's Federal Newscast, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) tells his colleagues what may seem inevitable: a continuing resolution is the likely outcome ahead of the upcoming government funding deadline.
In today's Federal Newscast, federal contractors and contracting officers apparently have some relief from the Section 889 rule that has the federal IT world in an uproar.
In today's Federal Newscast, agencies have spent almost $18 billion on goods and services in response to the coronavirus pandemic from March to June, and 47% of that was not competed among vendors.
The Veterans Benefits Administration has renamed a longstanding program for helping service-disabled vets.
Vets applying for compensation or a pension typically have to undergo a physical examination, and now VBA has resumed in-person exams.
VA Undersecretary for Benefits Paul Lawrence joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to describe what he's hearing and telling the veterans.
In today's Federal Newscast, three federal agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in using 3D printing technology to build devices and objects used to treat coronavirus.
Just as VBA was getting its backlog under control and ramping up a whole new congressionally-mandated benefit program, along came the coronavirus.