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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated several bills, including one requiring the Homeland Security Department to lay out parameters for the opening of pre-clearance facilities and customs services outside the…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Customs and Border Patrol officials testified on ways to respond to the influx of unaccompanied…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    LAX Shooting and Airport Emergency Response

    Officials from Los Angeles World Airports (LAX), the Transportation Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees testified at a field hearing at LAX on…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered seven bills. Among those bills was S. 2183, which authorizes up to $10 million for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Voice of America to increase broadcasts into…

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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Homeland Security Department oversight hearing. Topics included on such issues as counterterrorism, border security, emergency preparedness, and…

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    House Session

    Begin Consideration of H.R. 3590 - Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Latta / Natural Resources Committee /…

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    Homeland Security Threats

    Former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), retired Army General Jack Keane, former Representative Jane Harman (D-CA), and Seth Jones of the RAND Corporation testified on threats to homeland…

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    House Session, Part 1

    1) H.R. 1095 - TSA Loose Change Act 2) H.R. 2719 - Transportation Acquisition Security Reform Act 3) H.R. 1204 - Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013 4) H.R. 3626 -…

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    Stewardship of Taxpayer Dollars

    Homeland Security Department officials testified about the need for improved financial reporting. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of financial reporting practices on…

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    Los Angeles Airport Shooting

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) handling of the deadly shooting of a TSA official at LAX airport on November 1.

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    House Session, Part 1

    One Minute Speeches H.J.Res. 79 - Border Safety & Security Act (Closed Rule, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. John Carter / Appropriations Committee) Special Order…

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    Open Phones on Government Shutdown

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the tenth day of the government shutdown between live news conferences.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The U.S. House of Representatives convenes for a legislative session.

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    West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.

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    Transportation Security Administration Misconduct

    Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport security employees. The report found that incidents of misconduct…

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    House Session, Part 2

    1) H.R. 697 - 3 Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Heck / Natural Resources Comm) 2) H.R. 1300 - To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the…

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 2632, a bill that reauthorizes only farm programs.

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    Boston Marathon Bombings and Domestic Counterterrorism

    Current and former directors of the National Counterterrorism Center, security officials, and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani testified on communications procedures and law…

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    House Session

    Continue Consideration of H.R. 1947 - Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas / Agriculture Committee) The Rule…

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