Rick Perry has released a plan outlining how he would reduce the size of the federal government if he was to be elected President.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence recently reported a 5 percent decline in the number of federal employees who held top secret clearance in the 2010 fiscal year as compared to the previous fiscal year.
DHS announced earlier this week that revised security procedures will, in some cases, allow children 12 and under to avoid pat-downs and removing their shoes at security checkpoints. But the TSA said in a recent blog post that children could still be subjected to these things at the discretion of individual TSA officers based on a child’s appearance.
On the approaching ten year anniversary of September 11, 2001, the TSA highlights policies and procedures it has implemented in the last decade to make air travel safer. Some of these policies haven’t come without controversy, however.
The FAA must furlough around 4,000 of its roughly 47,000 employees because Congress adjourned for the week without passing a reauthorization extension for the agency.
In a letter to Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), American Postal Workers Union President Cliff Guffey said that the ad campaign the APWU has been running about how the Postal Service is funded is factually accurate and the ads will not be pulled. Not only did the union move forward with running the ads, but it is expanding the ad campaign with phase two launching this week.
Rep Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to the APWU President requesting that the union cancel a television ad which he says is misleading.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has introduced legislation to implement sweeping, structural reforms and prevent a potential taxpayer bailout of the Postal Service.
It isn’t often that a federal agency is eliminated but it does happen. One small agency is not on a political hot seat and may be voted out of existence.
Representatives John Mica (R-FL) and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) have requested an IG investigation of the recent TSA security screening incident at Honolulu International Airport that had called for 36 TSA workers to be fired and 12 others to be suspended.