In an interview, Michael Brown says disaster response agency gets “short shrift” next to the Homeland Security Department’s anti-terrorism activities.
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Wish list for funding beyond what is in the 2006 supplemental bill and 2007 budget request also includes $400 million to buy 1,145 Humvees.
Challenges include testing and acquisition of commercial cards and card readers within required timeframe.
Two House Republicans present list of dangerous materials shipped or attempted to be shipped through Dubai.
Emergency response officials say DHS is not providing enough support to its SAFECOM program.
Current plans call for the Navy to step up purchases to two submarines per year in 2012.
Agency could save $6.1 billion by retiring 114 of the oldest models in the next four years, officials said in congressional testimony.
Additional money is needed for Coast Guard, first responder grants, lawmakers from both parties argue.
Air Force leaders ask lawmakers to repeal provision prohibiting military from retiring older Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy aircraft.
Agriculture, DHS inspectors general launch joint probe.