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TSA Says Air Marshals Don’t Follow ‘Ordinary’ Travelers

on August 19, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
After initially refusing to acknowledge the Quiet Skies program existed, the TSA now has repeatedly said that air marshals do not follow ordinary travelers, however, according to some air marshals and some of the travelers who have been monitored, this may not be the case.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

By on August 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

One lawmaker is making a second attempt to push the TSA to develop gender neutral screening procedures at airports.

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TSA Testing New X-Ray Scanners to Reduce Bag Checks

By on August 6, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
TSA Testing New X-Ray Scanners to Reduce Bag Checks

The TSA will begin roll out of new Computed Tomography (CT) scanners at airport security checkpoints which may improve the screening process for travelers.

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TSA Pondering $300 Million in Cost Reductions

on August 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
An internal document from the Transportation Security Administration outlines proposals for ways the agency could save more than $300 million in 2020.

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Welcome to the Quiet Skies

on July 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Federal air marshals have begun following ordinary US citizens not suspected of a crime or on any terrorist watch list and collecting extensive information about their movements and behavior under a new domestic surveillance program that the TSA says little about because it "would make passengers less safe" according to the agency.

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Federal Appeals Court Limits Ability to Sue TSA and its Screeners

By on July 12, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Appeals Court Limits Ability to Sue TSA and its Screeners

A federal appeals court has ruled that TSA screeners are not criminal law enforcement officers thus limiting the circumstances under which they may be sued.

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Enhanced TSA Screening Procedures Now in Full Effect

By on April 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Enhanced TSA Screening Procedures Now in Full Effect

The TSA has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures at airports nationwide in advance of the busy summer travel season.

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IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

By on January 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

An IG report found that TSA senior leaders bypassed the agency’s own disciplinary rules to give favorable treatment to an employee who was slated to be fired.

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TSA Says its Screenings Fail to Spot Weapons Most of the Time

on November 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
An undercover operation has revealed that Transportation Security Administration screenings at airports fail over 70% of the time.

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Appeals Court Rules in Favor of TSA

on August 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Screeners at U.S. airport security checkpoints should behave themselves, but cannot always be sued if they do not, so says an appeals court in a new decision.

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