Issue / Homeland security

Year-End FY19 Appropriations Bill Passes Congress, Averts Shutdown; Trump Declares Border Emergency

February 15, 2019 Yesterday, both chambers of Congress passed a $325 billion appropriations measure, which President Trump signed...

Final FY19 Homeland Bill Increases TSA, Coast Guard Operational Budgets

February 15, 2019 The final fiscal 2019 appropriations package that passed Congress yesterday appropriates a net $49.4 billion for...

Shutdown Over, but No Final FY19 Deal in Sight Yet

February 1, 2019 The five-week shutdown of large swaths of the federal government has ended, but hopes for finishing the...

Government to Reopen Through Feb. 15

January 25, 2019 - 5:00 p.m. President Trump today reversed course and agreed to sign a short-term continuing appropriations...

As Coast Guard Members Bear Brunt of Shutdown, Agency and Congress Seek Way Out

January 24, 2019 Tens of thousands of members of the U.S. Coast Guard continue to go without pay while the partial government...

Shutdown Continues With No End in Sight, As Federal Workers Miss First Paycheck

The partial lapse-of-appropriations shutdown that began at midnight on December 21 is now three weeks old, but a pivotal milestone was...

CBO Updates Savings Estimates from Spending and Tax Choices

December 14, 2018 This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office issued its biennial report updating a wide menu of revenue...

House Passes Coast Guard Reauthorization, Sending It to President’s Desk

November 28, 2018 The U.S. House of Representatives this week agreed to the Senate-passed version of the Coast Guard reauthorization...

U.S. Senate Passes Coast Guard Reauthorization

November 15, 2018 This week, the U.S. Senate passed the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which authorizes...

Senate Examines Coast Guard and NOAA Fleet Recapitalization

October 11, 2018 Weeks after a similar hearing on the House side, the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 8, 2018

Thursday, October 11 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard...

Eno Releases Study of Chinese Railcar Issue

September 28, 2018 The Eno Center for Transportation on September 26 released a new study, The Implications of the Federal Ban on...

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