Federal Newscast

VA extends smoking ban to employees, irking federal employee union

In today's Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department's smoking ban at medical facilities now extends to its employees, something their union is not happy about.

Federal Newscast
00:06:45 8/21/2019

Past Episodes

In today's Federal Newscast, Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) and other congressmen are pleading with Veterans Affairs Department to let them keep their offices in agency facilities.
00:06:00 9/22/2019
In today's Federal Newscast, a new study by the Government Accountability Office confirms it's tough to be a medium-sized government contractor.
00:06:53 9/19/2019
In today's Federal Newscast, Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, says as cyber threats become more sophisticated, bringing back the cyber coordinator role is even more important.
00:05:45 9/18/2019
In today's Federal Newscast, a new report highlights how the most recent 35-day partial government shutdown hurt agencies.
00:06:51 9/17/2019
In today's Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs launched a new training program to help employees impacted by the agency's ongoing electronic health record modernization.
00:07:10 9/16/2019
The acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire is withholding a whistleblower complaint alleging serious wrongdoing within the intelligence community that may involve President Donald Trump. The Chairman of the  House Intelligence Committee,  Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), told CBS' "Face the Nation" that Maguire declined to release the complaint because he was instructed not to by a "higher authority."
00:05:45 9/15/2019
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's independent watchdog has cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a $31,000 dining room set for his office suite.
00:05:30 9/12/2019
D-C Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and Virginia Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton are trying to block the Bureau of Land Management relocation with new legislation. They introduced a bill that would require the B-L-M headquarters to remain in the national capital region.
00:06:48 9/11/2019
In today's Federal Newscast, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) wants the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's inspector general to start an investigation.
00:06:50 9/10/2019
In today's Federal Newscast, the White House says it's considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.
00:06:03 9/9/2019

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