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Carney: SBInet may get one more chance

The GAO reports DHS has not effectively managed key aspects of SBInet testing.

Tags: contracting , Congressional Spotlight , Congress , Technology , Boeing , SBINet , DHS , Management, Investigations, and Oversight , mngt

Friday - 03/19/2010, 10:40am EDT

Is there a central travel office in DHS' future?

A recent report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security charges that some funds spent for conferences and travel were either wasted, or cannot be accounted for. A Congressional panel which oversees DHS commissioned that report, and is expressing its concern. But the agency says it has already taken steps to better spend and account for its conference and travel budget.

Tags: management , travel , conferences , DHS , Elaine Duke , DHS Inspector General , Carl Mann , Max Cacas

Friday - 02/05/2010, 07:00am EST

Critical tests to decide future of DHS's virtual fence

CBP to implement and evaluate technologies at two sites in Arizona this year to see how well SBINet works and whether to continue deploying the technology. These tests are part of Secretary Napolitano's assessment of SBINet's value. Lawmakers remain pessimistic that the program can get back on track.

Tags: Technology , Mark Borkowski , Henry Cuellar , Randy Hite , House Homeland Security Committee , DHS , CBP , GAO , Boeing , border security , SBINet , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/18/2010, 06:49am EDT

A new home for Homeland Security

A Hill committee gets a progress report.

Tags: mngt , DHS , Donald Bathhurst , Eleanor Holmes Norton , St. Elizabeth's Hospital , GSA

Monday - 03/30/2009, 07:16am EDT