Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 10: Chairman Mark Takano, of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (D-CA) speaks alongside members of the Congressional Delegation who recently traveled to the Indo-Pacific Region at a press conference in the U.S. Capitol Building on August 10, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

House Dems introduce pair of bills to overhaul IT acquisition at Department of Veterans Affairs

If enacted, the legislation would compel the VA to create an under secretary for management post and seek an independent audit of initiatives including the electronic health…
EMIGRANT, MT – JULY 24: Montana Republican Congressman Matt Rosendale speaks at the ceremony to honor the four airman killed in a 1962 B-47 crash at 8,500 feet on Emigrant Peak on July 24, 2021 in Emigrant, Montana. (Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images)

Top House Republican wants to end VA’s Oracle Cerner EHR contract and ‘claw back the money’

Matt Rosendale is bullish on removing Oracle Cerner's EHR system and instead wants the VA to continue using its precursor VistA.
President Joe Biden visited a bridge along NH 175 spanning the Pemigewasset River on November 16, 2021 in Woodstock, New Hampshire. The visit to the bridge, listed in poor condition since 2013, follows the signing of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill on Monday. (Photo by John Tully/Getty Images)

Biden 2024 budget calls for IT spending boosts at VA, Social Security, GSA and CISA

The budget request focuses on supporting federal agencies with pressing IT modernization needs and those that provide critical federal services in need of improved customer experience.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough swears in Deputy Secretary Donald Remy July 19, 2021. (Department of Veterans Affairs)

VA Deputy Secretary Donald Remy to depart

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that Deputy Secretary Donald Remy is set to leave his post, and will be replaced on an acting basis by…