Issue / Homeland security

Odds and Ends – Week of March 9, 2015

The GAO has issued a new report entitled Auto Safety: Status of NHTSA’s Redesign of Its Crashworthiness Data System. It can be read...

Homeland Funding Drama Ends with House Accepting Clean Year-Long Appropriations Bill

March 5, 2015 The long, slow-motion crisis over federal Homeland Security funding for fiscal year 2015 is over, as the House...

Senate Hopes To Avert Partial DHS Shutdown But Obstacles Still Remain

February 26, 2015 The Senate cleared a major procedural hurdle on the path to preventing a partial shutdown of the Department of...

Potential Homeland Shutdown Looms; TSA and USCG Largely Exempt

February 11, 2015 Continued filibusters of the fiscal 2015 Homeland Security appropriations bill in the Senate have raised the real...

Odds and Ends – January 28, 2015

House T&I Finalizes Subcommittee Roster. Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee officially approved the...

CBO Baseline For Overall Transportation Spending

January 28, 2015 The primary users of the baseline data from this week’s Congressional Budget Office baseline are the House and...

Slight Cuts in Coast Guard Budget Request for FY 2016

February 4, 2015 The President’s budget request for 2016 includes a slight cut in the United States Coast Guard budget, from...

New Aviation Fees Requested In New Transportation Security Budget

February 4, 2015 This week, the Obama Administration submitted a budget request for $7.15 billion in gross funding for the...

House Passes Compromise FY15 Homeland Approps. Bill With Veto-Bait Immigration Riders

January 14, 2015 The House of Representatives earlier today passed a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal...

Senators Introduce Amtrak Bill; Homeland Funding and STB Reauthorization Advance

June 19, 2015 Since yesterday morning’s regular issue of Eno Transportation Weekly came out, three important things have...

FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Up For House Vote Today

December 11, 2014 – 8:45 A.M. Omnibus.  House leaders are proceeding on the omnibus appropriations bill (H.R. 83) as if they...

Congress Returns For Hectic Final Session

December 2, 2014 – 11:00 A.M. As Congress returns from the Thanksgiving recess to face what is supposed to be the last two weeks...

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