Issue / Homeland security

House Adds Coast Guard, Maritime Bills to Defense Authorization

On July 21, the House of Representatives passed a $734 billion defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2021, after amending the bill...

FY21 Homeland Appropriations Move Out of House Committee – But Maybe No Farther

The House Appropriations Committee on July 15 approved the $51 billion draft Homeland Security appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021...

TSA, Coast Guard Get Operational Increases in FY21 House Bill

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of the draft fiscal 2021 Homeland Security appropriations...

COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts Extension of Real ID Enforcement Deadline

On Thursday, March 26, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf announced a one-year extension of the Real ID enforcement...

House Passes Bill to Give TSA Workers Full Civil Service Rights

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill (H.R. 1140) that would bring Transportation Security Administration employees...

Final FY20 Homeland Security Appropriations for Transportation Security

The fiscal 2020 Homeland Security appropriations conference agreement is included in the first of the two year-end "minibus"...

Who Will Run DHS? Top-Level Vacancies Make Decision Difficult

The resignation of Kevin McAleelan as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, announced October 11, was supposed to take effect...

Senate FY20 Homeland Funding Bill Cuts TSA Screeners, Coast Guard Procurement

The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2020. But...

Acting TSA Chief Gives Agency Update to Senate Committee

The acting head of the Transportation Security Administration gave a status update on that agency's activities to the Senate Commerce,...

House Appropriators Approve FY20 Homeland Funding

June 14, 2019 The House Appropriations Committee on June 11 approved a $64 billion draft bill making appropriations for the Homeland...

House FY20 Homeland Bill Approves Modest Increases in TSA, Coast Guard Operational Funding

June 6, 2019 This week, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of its draft fiscal 2020 appropriations bill for the...

House Hearing Looks At the Long-Term Future of Aviation

On Tuesday, March 12 the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing on the Future of Aviation...

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