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There Are Ways to Improve the System of Classifying Documents

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the different ways that Congress and the National Archives are tackling problems like overclassification.

As with many things in the federal government the systems by which documents are classified could use some tweaks. Modernizing the classification is overdue, from the overclassification problem to the funding of agencies tasked with administering the system to the ways penalties are brought down for running afoul of the rules. Two members of the House last week introduced a bill to shore up part of the system, including increasing civil penalties for those who mishandle classified information. 

Courtney Bublé joined the podcast to talk about the ways to fix the classification system.

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