Baltimore County Failed to Do Background Checks for 1,200 Employees

A government audit in Maryland’s Baltimore County has found that some 1,200 staffers have never gone through background ...

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COVID-Induced Shortages Create Headaches and Risks for Schools

With another powerful wave of Covid-19 causing many teachers to miss work due to illness, many districts face critical s...

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NYC’s Fair Chance Tenant Background Checks Bill Dead Without a Vote – for Now

A Fair Chance bill that would have heavily restricted tenant background checks for landlords in New York City died in th...

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Why Background Check Your Date? Recent Viral TikTok Video Gives an Answer

Is it safe to go on a date with the person you matched with on Tinder or Hinge? A thorough background screening of your ...

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Should Background Checks Have a Place in State Politics?

Do political candidates need background checks? Many have questions after a local news team revealed that one mayoral ca...

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Bill to Ban Tenant Background Checks in New York City Fails to Pass

Lauded by activists as a progressive step to expand access to housing, a last-minute attempt to pass a bill restricting ...

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The debate over clean slate laws

Clean slate laws could help millions of Americans by making it easier to expunge criminal records. But are there drawbac...

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Volunteer Firefighter Facing Felony Rape Charge Hired Due to Oversight

A South Carolina volunteer fire department hired an individual facing felony charges in another state, highlighting the ...

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Florida Tragedy Shows Background Checks Are a Crucial Tool for Landlords

In the wake of a tragedy in Florida, the state could pass a law requiring building employee background checks for apartm...

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