ID Verification a topic of debate in Minnesota

Apr 19, 2011 Brian Bradley

ID Verification a topic of debate in Minnesota

Among the most contentious political issues in recent years has been the use of an ID verification system for voters. Some lawmakers have been creating legislation to combat what they see as a growing problem of illegal voting by those who


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Medical worker background check bill advances in Indiana

Apr 19, 2011 Matt Roesly

Medical worker background check bill advances in Indiana

A panel of lawmakers in Indiana recently approved a bill that would require physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, veterinarians and other medical workers to submit to a criminal background check when they apply for a new state license.State


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Locked-out NFL players seeking short-term loans

Apr 15, 2011 Todd Milner

An NFL lockout announced in March closed down league activities, halted dealings such as trade negotiations and resulted in athletes who aren't receiving regular paychecks. Players from at least 16 NFL teams, strapped for cash after a nearly


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California lawmaker wants firefighters to undergo background screenings

Apr 15, 2011 Matt Roesly

One of the most important issues during the process of hiring public employees is conducting a proper background screening to ensure that citizens are not put at risk. When people are hired to serve the public, they must go through a thorough


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Increased attention to CORI tests tightens hiring process regulations

Apr 15, 2011 Matt Roesly

Brockton, Massachusetts school committee members met for a closed, 90-minute session last week to discuss the implementation of a more dedicated task force for Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) tests, according to The Patriot Ledger.The


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