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Nation's travel security chief Pistole to retire

Tags: TSA , people

Friday - 10/17/2014, 01:36am EDT

TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

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Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 03:42am EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Dec. 3, 2012

Jim Bradley of the GPO talks about The Plum Book. Administrator John Pistole discusses new security measures at the Transportation Security Administration. Dr. Patricia Hayes wants female vets to know VA is the right place for their healthcare needs. The Potomac Institute's Mike Sweetnam says the government's hodgepodge approach to cybersecurity is no way to prepare for a cyberwar.

Tags: Jim Bradley , GPO , TSA , Patricia Hayes , Veterans Affairs , Mike Swetnam , Potomac Institute , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Monday - 12/03/2012, 10:04am EST

TSA workers ratify first union contract

A historic labor agreement covering 45,000 transportation security officers has been ratified.

Tags: TSA , TSO , union , AFGE , John Gage ,

Friday - 11/09/2012, 12:35pm EST

TSA says it's working to improve poor reputation

Just in time for the summer travel season, House lawmakers gave an earful Thursday to the chief of the Transportation Security Administration with complaints about post-9/11 restrictions on carry-on items aboard planes.

Tags: TSA , Mike Rogers , Bob Turner

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 05:52pm EDT

Correction: Airport Security story

Tags: TSA , DHS , airport screening ,

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 07:11pm EDT

AFGE pushes for TSA workers to have due process rights

The Transportation Security Administration is unwilling to give airport security officers the same due process rights that other federal employees have, according to the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents TSA officers nationwide. AFGE said it planned to picket on key issues, which also included policies that allegedly discriminate against female security officers.

Tags: TSA , AFGE , John Gage , workforce , union , Alan Jackimowicz , Stacy Bodtmann , Emily Kopp , management

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 02:19pm EST
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Obama nominates Pistole to head TSA

Pistole currently serves as Deputy Director of the F.B.I., a position he has held since October 2004.

Tags: management , TSA , homeland security , national security

Monday - 05/17/2010, 05:40pm EDT

TSA Administrator John Pistole: scanner protests just hold up others

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole pleaded with Thanksgiving travelers for understanding and urged them not to boycott full-body scans the day before the holiday.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Senate Commerce Committee , TSA

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 04:48pm EST

Pat downs: needed security or junk touching?

John Pistole, the head of the Transportation Security Administration, is hit with questions about new pat-down techniques that air passengers have complained are invasive. The Hill's Bob Cusack tells us about yesterday's hearing.

Tags: Federal Drive , The Hill , Bob Cusack , TSA , DHS , pat downs , security

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 10:08am EST
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