Issue / Homeland security

House to Consider $789B “Security Minibus” Spending Bill

July 19, 2017 After trying (and failing) to convince at least 218 of their members to support a $1.228 trillion omnibus...

TSA, Coast Guard Funding Advances in House

July 13, 2017 A House subcommittee has approved draft legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2018,...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17 – House Appropriations – full committee business meeting to consider a draft FY 2018 Transportation-Housing...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 10, 2017

Tuesday, July 11 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing – subcommittee business meeting to consider...

Senate Commerce Committee OK’s Three Transportation Nominees

June 29, 2017 At the Senate Commerce Committee’s June 29 business meeting, the committee approved three transportation-related...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 19, 2017

POSTPONED – Tuesday, June 20 – Senate Environment and Public Works – Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water and Wildlife –...

Trump Nominates DOT Gen. Counsel, TSA Head

June 9, 2017 President Trump announced on June 5 that he was going to nominate Steven G. Bradbury to be General Counsel of the U.S....

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 5, 2017

Tuesday, June 6 – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – full committee hearing on the FY 2018 DHS budget request...

TSA, Coast Guard Largely Held Harmless in FY18 Budget

May 25, 2017 The budget request for fiscal 2018 largely spares Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Coast Guard programs...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 15, 2017

(The timing of all Senate hearings should be double-checked on the day of, since unanimous consent is required to allow committees to...

Corps, TSA, Coast Guard Do Well in FY17 Omnibus

May 5, 2017 Federal transportation and infrastructure programs outside the Department of Transportation also did pretty well in the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 24, 2017

Wednesday, April 26 - House Transportation and Infrastructure - Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials -...

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