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White House Mental Health Fix For Security Clearance Process Draws Critics’ Questions

Politico: Critics Question White House Mental Health Fix
The Obama Administration is trying to revamp how the government approaches mental health issues in the security clearance process — but security and mental health experts say the proposed fix may open the door to new problems. Last month, the administration officially proposed rewording the standard mental-health question asked of all those applying for or renewing a clearance to handle classified information (Gerstein, 4/15).

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