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Senators Call for Acting DHS Inspector General to Step Down; Congress and TSA Debate Response After TSA Shooting

Legislative Activity Two Senators Call for Acting DHS Inspector General to Step Down Since June 2012, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Inspector General Charles K. Edwards has been the subject of a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management inquiry related to charges of nepotism and misuse of government … Continue Reading

House Appropriations Committee Approved Homeland Security Appropriations Bill; Senate Judiciary Committee Approved Immigration Reform Bill

Legislative Activity Budget and Appropriations On May 22, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2014 Homeland Security appropriations bill, which provides $38.9 billion in discretionary funding to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) overall: $35 million below the president’s request, $618 million below the fiscal 2013 enacted amount and $981 million above the … Continue Reading