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Department of Veterans Affairs leadership changes

Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) discusses turnover at the VA, and how Congress is addressing concerns about veteran suicide.

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Paid parental leave for federal employees

Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) discusses why he hopes the government’s new parental leave policy will set an example for the private sector and what he’s doing to support federal employees in his district.

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What to watch in the FY2020 spending bills

Caitlin Emma, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and Jack Fitzpatrick, congressional reporter at Bloomberg Government, detail what the final versions of the FY20 spending bills look like, and some surprising contents within.

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New continuing resolution keeps government open until December 20

Jessica Klement, staff vice president for policy and programs at NARFE, discusses the impact of the continuing resolution and what it means for a potential federal employee pay raise.

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FY 2020 allocations and whether a continuing resolution is on the way

Nancy Ognanovich, senior congressional correspondent at Bloomberg Government, provides an update on spending negotiations, and the likelihood of a continuing resolution being passed soon.

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Mission of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Sen. Angus King (I-ME) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) detail why Congress needs to take a closer look at cybersecurity, and how a bipartisan commission will examine bringing top tech and talent into the government.

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Looking ahead to the federal FY20 budget

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses how agencies are considering next year’s spending, and how the FY20 budget process will shake out with just 10 days left in the fiscal year.

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