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In rare move, OPM strips broadcasting agency of background investigation and vetting authorities

The U.S. Agency for Global Media once conducted background investigations and adjudications on its own employees, but after years of mismanagement, the…

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Security clearance processing times are down, continuous evaluation enrollment is up

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Updated: OPM eases up fingerprint collection, credentialing standards amid coronavirus concerns

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Progress on security clearance backlog is real, but federal contractors still seeking end-to-end solutions

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OPM-GSA merger may be on hold, but administration wants to spend $70M on it next year

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Warner tells ODNI, OPM to get moving on major security clearance reforms

Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) has asked the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of Personnel…

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Congress catches up on security clearance modernization efforts in NDAA

Agencies have a specific goal now from Congress to move security clearance holders from periodic reinvestigations to continuous vetting programs. The goal…

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Firefighters try to save a home on Tigertail Road during the Getty fire, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)

Agencies may get to keep seasonal workers for as long as needed

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management wants to lift the current time limitations for seasonal appointments.

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