Industry says security clearance transfer paves way for long-awaited modernization

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Coast Guard focuses on readiness, hiring for 2020 in shadow of shutdown

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DoD is dragging its feet on following the law and it could be a national security issue

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Trump administration preparing executive order to transfer security clearance program

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Trump administration considering major changes to security clearance program

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Kirstjen Nielsen

Industry seeks easy fixes to lengthy, redundant vetting process for DHS contractors

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Breaking tradition, GAO adds security clearances back to its biennial High-Risk List

Breaking with tradition, the Government Accountability Office added the governmentwide security clearance program to the High-Risk List, one year ahead…

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Why OPM is warning against DoD reclaiming the security clearance process

In a special report, “Is splitting the security clearance process destined for failure?” Federal News Radio explores how a small provision in the 2018…

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FILE - This this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo shows medical marijuana, a pipe, rolling papers and two joints in Belfast, Maine. The first tangible results of state voters’ decision to legalize marijuana are being felt as possession and home growth of marijuana becomes legal Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Voters narrowly passed the ballot question in November, and the waiting period between the vote and legalization has expired. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

4 things for federal contractors to remember about the Drug Free Workplace Act

About 20 states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of medical or recreational marijuana, but regulations are different for federal employees and contractors.

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