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During shutdown, critical public safety functions fall by the wayside

A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.

Tags: workforce , management , government shutdown , Congress , Aerospace Industries Association , Consumer Federation of America , Deborah Hersman , Marion Blakey , Rachel Weintraub , NTSB , FAA , CPSC , NHTSA , FDA , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:38pm EDT
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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano starts on transportation security, ends up on cybersecurity

Congressional hearings usually stay close to the original topic. Sometimes, though, the wishes of the members of Congress can lead a hearing places one wouldn't expect.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Congress , best practices , DHS , Department of Homeland Security , Janet Napolitano , Jay Rockefeller

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 06:58pm EST

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 , John Pistole , TSA

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

Effective screening elusive without closing loopholes

Loopholes in the global aviation system beyond the control of the Homeland Security Department are stymieing steps to bolster screening, several federal officials told lawmakers.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , DHS , TSA , management

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 04:38pm EST