OPM's Return to Paper Security Clearance Processing Roils Contractors, Lawmakers

After shutting down its electronic system after hackers breached millions of personnel files, some background investigations will move forward the old-fashioned way.

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Federal Researchers Developing New Spoof-Proof Email Security System arrowThe goal is to build an email encryption system, and then demonstrate ...

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USPS Contracted Services to Staples Illegally, Board Says arrowComplaint comes from regional level and will move to administrative law judge.

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Big State Salary Bumps in Kentucky; Alabama’s Solar ‘Black Hole’ arrowAlso: A major tax increase in Nebraska and a plan for centralized ...

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Mental Illness in County Jails a Top Agenda Item at NACo’s 2015 Conference arrowCounty governments continue to struggle with establishing systems ...

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Watchdog: VA Didn’t Dawdle In Treating Vets With Legionnaires' Disease arrowSix veterans died and 16 others became ill from an outbreak in ...

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DHS Launches Federal Government's First FOIA App arrowThe app is designed to make it easier for the public to request government documents under ...

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If You Want Happy Workers, Stop Treating Them Like Children arrowIt may be time to stop the cycle of perks.

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Eric Holder: The 'Possibility Exists' That Edward Snowden Could Come Home arrow"I certainly think there could be a basis for a resolution that ...

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The White House is Making it Easier to Power Homes With Solar Energy arrowThe administration’s new executive actions and private sector ...

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Clinton's Campaign is Afraid of Bernie Sanders arrowAs the Vermont senator gains momentum, the frontunner's team brings in Claire McCaskill.

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Vietnam's Communist Party Leader to Meet With Obama in Washington arrowThe White House sees Nguyen Phu Trong leader as a potential regional ...

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Obama: ‘Effective Partner’ on the Ground Can Help Push Back ISIS arrowThe president said the American military will continue to bomb targets and ...

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