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01
February
2017

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

The organizational meeting will cover matters relating to the Committee’s rules, structure, oversight plan, and other administrative requirements.   The Homeland Security Committee met in open session, a quorum being present, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, in room 210 of the House Visitors Center and took the following action: The Committee adopted the Committee Oversight […]

2/1/17 10:00 am 2/1/17 10:00 am America/New_York ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING The organizational meeting will cover matters relating to the Committee’s rules, structure, oversight plan, and other administrative requirements.   The Homeland Security Committee met in open session, a quorum being present, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, in room 210 of the House Visitors Center and took the following action: The Committee adopted the Committee Oversight […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
02
February
2017

The Future of the Transportation Security Administration

This hearing is intended to examine how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can adjust to confront an ever-changing threat landscape and to combat internal staffing issues. This hearing will provide an opportunity for outside experts to elaborate on measures TSA can take to effectively achieve its mission of protecting the nation’s transportation systems.

2/2/17 10:00 am 2/2/17 10:00 am America/New_York The Future of the Transportation Security Administration This hearing is intended to examine how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can adjust to confront an ever-changing threat landscape and to combat internal staffing issues. This hearing will provide an opportunity for outside experts to elaborate on measures TSA can take to effectively achieve its mission of protecting the nation’s transportation systems. HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
07
February
2017

Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders and the Path to Security

This hearing will examine gaps in our security at the Southern border and what we need to do to put us on a path to security. We will hear from front line law enforcement who live on the border and confront the crisis every day. We will also have the new Department of Homeland Security […]

2/7/17 10:00 am 2/7/17 10:00 am America/New_York Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders and the Path to Security This hearing will examine gaps in our security at the Southern border and what we need to do to put us on a path to security. We will hear from front line law enforcement who live on the border and confront the crisis every day. We will also have the new Department of Homeland Security […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
14
February
2017

The Future of FEMA: Stakeholder Recommendations for the Next Administrator

This hearing is the first in series of hearings that will provide recommendations to the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from experts in emergency management. The hearing will facilitate an opportunity for stakeholders in the emergency management and first responder communities to provide their insights and what they believe should be […]

2/14/17 10:00 am 2/14/17 10:00 am America/New_York The Future of FEMA: Stakeholder Recommendations for the Next Administrator This hearing is the first in series of hearings that will provide recommendations to the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from experts in emergency management. The hearing will facilitate an opportunity for stakeholders in the emergency management and first responder communities to provide their insights and what they believe should be […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
14
February
2017

The War in Cyberspace: Why We Are Losing—and How to Fight Back

Chairman Michael McCaul delivered a keynote speech at the 2017 RSA Conference entitled, “The War in Cyberspace: Why We Are Losing—and How to Fight Back.” “Washington must accept a sobering reality: we are losing on the cyber-battlefield and face a bleak threat landscape. From Russian and Chinese hacking to brand-name breaches, our cyber-rivals are overtaking our […]

2/14/17 1:00 pm 2/14/17 1:00 pm America/New_York The War in Cyberspace: Why We Are Losing—and How to Fight Back Chairman Michael McCaul delivered a keynote speech at the 2017 RSA Conference entitled, “The War in Cyberspace: Why We Are Losing—and How to Fight Back.” “Washington must accept a sobering reality: we are losing on the cyber-battlefield and face a bleak threat landscape. From Russian and Chinese hacking to brand-name breaches, our cyber-rivals are overtaking our […] https://homeland.house.gov/event/war-cyberspace-losing-fight-back/ House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
16
February
2017

A Dangerous and Sophisticated Adversary: The Threat to the Homeland Posed by Cartel Operations

Congress has appropriated billions of dollars to shore up our border defenses and today we have an impressive array of technology, infrastructure and personnel deployed to keep the nation safe.  Despite our best efforts, we have seemingly made little progress over the last few years to secure the border. Most recently, reports suggest that we […]

2/16/17 10:00 am 2/16/17 10:00 am America/New_York A Dangerous and Sophisticated Adversary: The Threat to the Homeland Posed by Cartel Operations Congress has appropriated billions of dollars to shore up our border defenses and today we have an impressive array of technology, infrastructure and personnel deployed to keep the nation safe.  Despite our best efforts, we have seemingly made little progress over the last few years to secure the border. Most recently, reports suggest that we […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
16
February
2017

Watchdog Recommendations: A Better Way Ahead to Manage the Department of Homeland Security

The purpose of this hearing is to examine areas at DHS that are at high-risk of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement and recommendations from the DHS Office of Inspector General and Government Accountability Office to improve DHS’ management and operations.

2/16/17 2:00 pm 2/16/17 2:00 pm America/New_York Watchdog Recommendations: A Better Way Ahead to Manage the Department of Homeland Security The purpose of this hearing is to examine areas at DHS that are at high-risk of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement and recommendations from the DHS Office of Inspector General and Government Accountability Office to improve DHS’ management and operations. House Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) Room 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov