Issue / Homeland security

USDOT Awards Flights to Cuba – But No Decision on Havana Yet

June 15, 2016 Last February, Secretary Foxx signed an agreement with the Cuban authorities that created a legal framework for up to...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 13, 2016

Tuesday, June 14 - House Transportation and Infrastructure -  Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation - subcommittee...

FY17 Aviation Security, Coast Guard Funding Advances in Senate

June 6, 2016 On May 26, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a $49.7 billion spending bill to fund the Department of...

GAO Releases Two New Aviation Security Reports

June 7, 2016 The U.S. Government Accountability Office last week released two new reports analyzing federal aviation security...

CBO Recommends Screening Cargo Containers in U.S., Not Abroad

June 7, 2016 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office last week released a new report entitled Scanning and Imaging Shipping...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 6, 2016

Tuesday, June 7 - Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - full committee hearing on TSA aviation screening (witness list...

House Homeland Panel Holds Hearing on Long TSA Lines

May 26, 2016 On May 25 House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing, “Long Lines, Short Patience: the TSA Airport Screening...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 23, 2016

Tuesday, May 24 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee hearing on improving the safety and reliability of the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 25, 2016

Wednesday, April 27 - House Homeland Security - full committee hearing to examine leadership challenges at the Transportation Security...

Senate Pushes Final Vote on FAA Bill to Next Week

April 14, 2016 The U.S. Senate failed to reach agreement earlier today on legislation reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration...

Further Amendments Likely Curtailed For FAA Bill in Senate

April 13, 2016 A breakdown in Senate negotiations over tax breaks unrelated to transportation may have the effect of shutting off...

Senate Returning to FAA Bill This Afternoon, 75 More Amendments Filed

April 12, 2016 The Senate made more slow and incremental progress yesterday on legislation reauthorizing the programs of the Federal...

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