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Aviation and airport security

Wanted: A Better Homeland Security Budget

The Administration’s proposed budget cuts to several agencies threaten progress and would make the country less safe.

Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on TSA Goes to the Dogs

When it comes to aviation security and cargo screening, until technology is as reliable and effective as a canine’s nose, we need more trained dogs.

Should PreCheck and Global Entry Be Free for the Public?

Economic analyses provide critical information for informing DHS budget decisions.

Adm. Neffenger Says Goodbye in his Own Humble Way

Accolades from within DHS, the private sector and Capitol Hill are beginning to flow in praising the work Neffenger accomplished in his too-short tenure at TSA.

The Strongest Force in Homeland Security – The Private Sector

There are more than 30 million actors outside of the Department of Homeland Security who will be critical to the success of incoming DHS Secretary Gen. John Kelly.

TSA – The Turn-Around Agency of the Year

The changes at TSA over the last year have dramatically improved the agency’s operations and culture. So what’s really going on at TSA that the incoming Trump administration team ought to notice (and not muck up)? This is the part where they need to pay close attention.

Better Management of Trusted Traveler Programs Can Enhance Security, Efficiency

Consolidating Precheck, Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, and FAST management has many benefits.

Towards TSA 2.0, Part 6 – Merging CBP and TSA

CBP and TSA serve many identical functions. It’s time to consolidate them into a single agency.

Lawsuits, TSA, Highway Deaths and Math Homework

The Competitive Enterprise Institute has filed a lawsuit in federal court because TSA didn’t do its math homework.

Towards TSA 2.0, Part 5 – Customer Service

The American people have little faith in TSA. We need a paradigm shift. “Protect” must become “Protect and Serve.”