National Archives and Records Administration

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Federal records chief says ‘culture of paper’ persists at agencies

U.S. Chief Records Officer Laurence Brewer talks about progress and challenges in realizing a fully electronic government.

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FILE - People walk up the steps even though the National Archives is closed with the partial government shutdown Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. The nominee to head the National Archives is set to face an abnormally contentious Senate confirmation hearing this week. President Joe Biden nominated Colleen Shogan to take over the nation's record-keeping agency last month. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

NARA becomes latest agency to expand telework in new union agreement

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Biden administration outlines more plans to improve federal services, access to data

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(Photo by Lenin Hurtado for the National Archives)National Archives at St. Louis, Building exterior. Photo by Lenin Hurtado for the National Archives.

The Archives puts records from long-ago racial discrimination online

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White House extends e-records deadline to June 2024

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, Aug. 12, 2022. The Democratic-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday that finances the federal government through mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine as lawmakers acted to avert a partial government shutdown set to begin after midnight. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NDAA compromise gives NARA $60M to address veteran records backlog

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(Photo by Lenin Hurtado for the National Archives)National Archives at St. Louis, Building exterior. Photo by Lenin Hurtado for the National Archives.

NARA looks to extend e-records deadline by 18 months

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Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

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Colleen Shogan

Biden’s pick to lead NARA eyes veterans’ request backlog, agency digitization deadline

If the Senate confirms her, the White House’s nominee for national archivist said the veterans’ record request backlog would be the “most important discrete…

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Security personnel from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service, watch the vicinity around the Alexandria Federal Court in Alexandria, Va., on day one of Paul Manafort's trial, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

House Dems want details from Federal Protective Service in wake of rising threats

The House Oversight and Reform Committee said it’s “extremely concerned” about growing threats against federal employees and visitors to federal…

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Traffic streaks past the U. S. National Archive headquarters building early in the morning, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. President Donald Trump announced last week he intendeds to allow the National Archive to release additional classified documents on the assassination of President John F. Kenney. (AP Photos/J. David Ake)

NARA looks to double down on email records approach with texts, other messages

NARA is looking at expanding the “Capstone” email retention approach to text messages, chat and other digital forms of communications.

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