Reforms will cut bureaucratic red tape, bolster logistics systems, Michael Chertoff says.
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Says new airline screening rules show DHS is not trying to "protect every single person against every risk at every moment at every place."
Cuts will leave most agencies’ research coffers flat, but are not as deep as some in science community had feared.
House version of authorization bill would expand healthcare system for National Guard and reserve troops, raise enlistment bonuses
With support of key Senator, negotiators allot Navy’s next-generation destroyer program the full $1.8 billion requested
The Transportation Security Administration is seeking industry and public input on its proposal to begin an airline passenger verification program.
Strategy addresses department chiefs’ authorities, addresses coordination among federal, state and local governments.
Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., had expressed concern that language agreed to by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and the White House might hinder intelligence-gathering capabilities.
Measure also would direct the spending of $17 billion already appropriated for hurricane relief to rebuilding communities and providing temporary housing for evacuees.
Special committee on hurricane response subpoenas Pentagon, awaits more information from White House.