When Congress decreed that certain Vietnam War Navy veterans could get help for exposure to Agent Orange, the Department of Veterans Affairs had a challenge.
Congress and Veterans Affairs opted to grant benefits to Navy veterans whose ship duties during the Vietnam War might have exposed them to agent orange.
In today's Federal Newscast, after one of the world's wealthiest individuals had his phone hacked, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) wants intelligence agencies to begin an investigation.
An encouraging slogan and the prospect of an extra day off is motivating employees at the Veterans Benefits Administration to meet and beat a series of ever-evolving performance goals.
The Army’s General Fund Enterprise Business System will complete its migration to a commercial cloud next fiscal year, while VA will take another shot at moving to a consolidated financial management system this summer.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Veterans Benefits Administration, under pressure, reverses an Obama-era policy that resulted in Privacy Act violations.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's independent watchdog has cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a dining room set for his office.
In today's Federal Newscast, an investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
In today's Federal Newscast, an arbitrator finds the Veterans Affairs Department should take down a public record of employee firings and other punishments from its website.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it has the right leadership and contractors in place this time to resolve the department's longstanding IT issues and prepare for Forever GI bill implementation.
Critics say the Veterans Benefits Administration's efforts to process disability compensation and pension claims has resulted in under-attention in other areas.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Labor Department will pilot a faster approach to discretionary suspension and debarment with its Inspector General and its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.
VA inspector general Michael Missal details the struggle the Veteran Benefits Administration has had implementing provisions of the Forever GI Bill.
In today's Federal Newscast, the U.S. Postal Service is asking industry for an autonomous vehicle that can follow a route while a mail carrier is able to sort the mail for delivery.