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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland Security, averts shutdown

    WASHINGTON A night of political brinkmanship ended late Friday when the House and Senate approved a one-week temporary spending bill to avert the partial shutdown at midnight of the Department of Homeland Security. Lawmakers in the House voted 357 to...
  • Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security

    Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security
    Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days. With hours to go before...
  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown

    Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown
    Senate leaders moved toward a deal Wednesday to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sidestepping a fight over immigration policy. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, declared his administration would curtail deportation of immigrants...
  • Cardin introduces retroactive pay bill for DHS employees

    Cardin introduces retroactive pay bill for DHS employees
    WASHINGTON -- As the Department of Homeland Security braces for the possibility of a shutdown at the end of the week, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide retroactive pay for any workers furloughed because of a...
  • 600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI

    600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI
    Passengers checking in for a flight at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport might encounter David Jimentel at the X-ray machine. The former Marine says he was inspired to join the Transportation Security Administration after the...
  • Homeland Security runs out of money this week unless Congress acts

    WASHINGTON Congress will return to work Monday with only four days left to pass a Department of Homeland Security funding bill and avert a partial agency shutdown and the furlough of about 30,000 federal employees. Most of the department's employees...
  • TSA is useless

    TSA is useless
    Your article, "600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI" (Feb. 13), took a disturbingly rosy view of this agency's egregious violations of our rights. First, presumably the title should have read 599 officers, considering that Baltimore-...
  • TSA: 2 women had guns in handbags at JFK airport checkpoints

    Federal officials say two women with guns in their handbags have been stopped at checkpoints within 90 minutes of each other at John F. Kennedy Airport. The Transportation Security Administration says officers found a BB gun in one woman's bag at...
  • Charlottesville airport police confiscate gun from man

    Charlottesville Albemarle Airport police have confiscated a loaded handgun found in a man's carry-on bag. The Transportation Security Administration says the Fort Valley man told officers he forgot that he had the gun with him. A TSA officer staffing...
  • Tourism leaders question possible firing of TSA at Orlando International Airport

    Central Florida's tourism community is questioning whether Orlando International Airport should fire the federal officers who run the security checkpoints at the main terminal and replace them with private security guards. "All of the [federal] agents...