A Senate panel supports a proposal that would allow VA to recommend medical marijuana for everything from back pain to depression to flashbacks.
Public Service Recognition Week should feel at least as good as No Socks Day.
Senate is expected to vote on lifting spending cap by $100 million, but that only buys three weeks more for project that is already $1 billion over budget.
A Senate subcommittee hearing on civil service reform draws little attention, though the issue could affect the livelihood of millions of federal employees and their families.
President Obama plans to announce Denise Turner Roth, as his pick to lead the General Services Administration. Roth currently is the deputy administrator.
Although the next presidential election is still almost 18 months away and all the potential candidates have not yet declared, good government groups say now is the time to prepare for the next administration.