Ryan Zinke

Interior IG refers investigation into Sec. Zinke to Justice Dept.

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of the Interior inspector general has referred one of their investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s actions…

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4 bills that could hitch a ride if Congress passes a budget omnibus later this month

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Fixing the security clearance mess starts with bringing background investigations back in house

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Concerns over quality continue to plague OPM’s background investigations

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OPM’s crackdown on background check fraud leads to jail time — for some

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OMB: Plan for implementing security-clearance fixes coming soon

In the coming months, the federal government will release a detailed plan for implementing more than a dozen recommendations to improve the security clearance…

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Senate bill blocks background-check firms from reviewing own work

The Preventing Conflicts of Interest with Contractors Act would block the Office of Personnel Management from contracting with companies to perform final…

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Congress eyeing legislative fix for security clearances

President Barack Obama signed the OPM IG Act into law this week. The law provides the agency’s top watchdog with an additional source of funding to conduct audits and investigations of the security-clearance process.

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