Tag: TSA

TSA Employees Arrested for Cocaine Smuggling

on February 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A dozen airport and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a massive cocaine smuggling operation in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

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TSA Chief Not Staying On For Trump’s Administration

on January 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger plans to leave his position on Inauguration Day.

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Is Your State’s Driver’s License TSA Compliant?

on January 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are you planning to travel soon? Be sure your state's driver's license will continue to get you past TSA security checkpoints. The agency has begun alerting travelers about an impending deadline for new ID requirements.  

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The Scary Truth About TSA’s PreCheck Security Vulnerabilities

on December 23, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The author says that the PreCheck program, while it makes sense and sounds good, is actually fundamentally flawed and represents a security vulnerability within the TSA.

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TSA Proposes Security Training For Rail, Bus Workers

on December 18, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Transportation Security Administration proposed Friday to require security training for railroad and bus workers, to protect against terrorism like the commuter-train bombings in Spain that killed nearly 200 people in 2004.

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Inside TSA, the Agency We Love To Hate

on December 8, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The author offers an inside look at the inner workings of the TSA, an agency that is notorious for getting negative publicity.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

By on December 6, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would require the TSA to reform its security screening procedures to be more accommodating to transgender travelers.

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Making PreCheck Free Could Save the TSA Millions

on December 5, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A study by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign suggests that if the TSA were to make its PreCheck program free it could boost enrollment and ultimately save the government money.

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TSA Annual Test For Screeners Leads To Firings, Stress, Turnover

on November 28, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
According to some TSA employees, an annual test required of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners has contributed to low morale and high turnover.

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A Look at How the TSA Looks at You

on November 16, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The TSA allowed a news organization to tour its security operations at the Milwaukee airport to explain how the agency's security processes work. Here is an inside look at the process.

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