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September 21, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Hearing on Federal Building Security

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Thursday, September 22nd, the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, & Accountability chaired by Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) will hold a hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) process for providing security for Federal facilities, employees, and visitors. Recently, extreme rhetoric and anti-government sentiment have led to an increase in threats directed at Federal facilities and employees. This hearing will be streamed live on … Continue Reading


September 20, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Hearing on the Preparedness and Resilience of Critical Infrastructure and the Water Sector

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21st, the Committee on Homeland Security chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a hearing to explore the preparedness and resilience of critical infrastructure, using the water sector as a case study. Committee Members will be able to ask witnesses about: The preparedness and resiliency challenges unique to the water sector, particularly considering recent issues with water infrastructure in Jackson, MS and other communities … Continue Reading


September 14, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Hearing on Securing Industrial Control Systems Against Cyberattacks

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Thursday, September 15th at 10:00am, the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Innovation, chaired by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), will hold a hearing to examine Federal efforts to strengthen the security of industrial control systems and operational technology, which support industrial functions that underpin critical infrastructure. Members will have the opportunity to discuss how the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency … Continue Reading


July 26, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2PM: Hearing on CBP’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology at Ports of Entry

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27th at 2:00pm, the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-CA), will hold a hearing to hear from stakeholders tracking Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) deployment of facial recognition technology at ports of entry. Witnesses will discuss concerns regarding the continued deployment of facial recognition technology related to accuracy, bias, and privacy in verifying traveler … Continue Reading


July 19, 2022

TOMORROW @ 9:30AM: Election Security Hearing on Threats to Election Officials and Infrastructure

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, July 20th, the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a hearing to explore ongoing challenges to election security in advance of the midterm elections. While concerns such as the cybersecurity of voting machines and registration databases remain, the aftermath of the 2020 election highlighted growing threats to the physical security of elections with an increase in threats to election officials. This hearing will … Continue Reading


July 18, 2022

TOMORROW @ 9AM: Hearing on Supporting Underserved Communities in Emergency Management

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, July 19th, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery, chaired by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), will hold a hearing to understand the needs of underserved or vulnerable populations before, during, and after emergencies and disasters.  Members will hear from stakeholder and advocacy groups about their efforts to ensure the needs of these communities are planned for and met in emergency settings.  Members are encouraged to ask the … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Hearing with Coast Guard Commandant Linda Fagan

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, June 14th, the Subcommittee on Transportation & Maritime Security chaired by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) will hold a hearing to hear from the new Commandant of the Coast Guard, Admiral Linda Fagan, on the future of the Coast Guard (USCG), including efforts to overhaul an aging fleet, build a strong workforce, and make meaningful progress towards equity and inclusion across all levels of the Coast Guard. Admiral Fagan is the first female ever to lead a … Continue Reading


June 24, 2022

NEXT WEEK: Chairwoman Slotkin to Hold Michigan Field Hearing on Combating Ransomware

(WASHINGTON) – On Tuesday, June 28th, the Committee on Homeland Security’s Intelligence & Counterterrorism Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), will hold a field hearing in Michigan to examine the growing cyber threats communities, businesses, and organizations across the United States face due to the proliferation of ransomware. Ransomware attacks have steadily increased, targeting not just major corporations but also small businesses, schools, libraries, law … Continue Reading


June 21, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2:30pm: Hearing on Emerging Technologies and Cybersecurity Risks

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, June 22nd at 2:30pm, the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation chaired by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), will hold a hearing to hear from experts in industry and academia on the next generation of cyber threats, and how advancements in quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and other technologies will both enable and undermine national security. Additionally, Members will have the opportunity to learn how the private sector … Continue Reading


June 14, 2022

TODAY @ 2PM: Hearing on DHS’s Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program

(WASHINGTON) – Today, June 14th at 2pm, the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management & Accountability, chaired by Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), will hold a virtual hearing to hear directly from recipients of the Department of Homeland Security’s Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) grant program. Witnesses will speak to the broad range of projects that are funded by this program, each with the goal of equipping local communities around the country with the tools to prevent … Continue Reading


June 13, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Hearing on FEMA’s FY2023 Budget Proposal

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, June 14th, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery chaired by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) will hold a hearing to examine FEMA’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget proposal, the Agency’s management of recent disasters, and assess its readiness for future disasters. Members will have the opportunity to question Administrator Criswell on FEMA’s budget and the Agency's role in preparing for and responding to disasters, … Continue Reading


June 08, 2022

TOMORROW: Hearing on Terrorism and Cryptocurrency

(WASHINGTON) – On Thursday, June 9th , the Subcommittee on Intelligence & Counterterrorism, chaired by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), will hold a hearing to examine the cryptocurrency industry and their perspectives on how to address terrorists’ use of digital financing and areas where the government can do more to catch and prevent illicit use.  Terrorists, both foreign and domestic, have increasingly taken advantage of digital financing to attempt to … Continue Reading


May 25, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2:30PM: Hearing on the Transportation Security Administration

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Thursday, May 26th at 2:30pm, the Subcommittee on Transportation & Maritime Security, chaired by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), will hold a virtual hearing to conduct oversight of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and examine the President’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget request for the agency. As air travel continues to rebound, TSA must have the resources and personnel it needs to quickly and effectively screen travelers and their … Continue Reading


May 23, 2022

TOMORROW: Homeland Security Committee to Hold Field Hearing in Las Vegas on Improving International Visitor Processing

(WASHINGTON) – On Tuesday, May 24th, the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to improve processing for international visitors. Witnesses will provide an update on DHS programs that facilitate safe and legitimate travel while discussing initiatives to streamline processes and protect employees and the traveling public This hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2PM: Hearing on DHS’s Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, May 18th at 2pm, the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA), will hold a hearing to examine the Department’s strategy to combat fentanyl and illicit drugs from entering our borders. Federal witnesses will discuss the resources and authorities used for seizing opioids at land, air, and sea ports of entry, as well as at international mail facilities. Witnesses will also discuss … Continue Reading


May 16, 2022

TOMORROW @ 9AM: Hearing on Building Resilience Through Emergency Preparedness

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, May 17th,  the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery chaired by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) will hold a hearing to hear from stakeholders about local and Federal capacity to respond a range of disasters from severe weather events to terrorist attacks. The hearing will also serve as an opportunity to discuss emerging threats, including the significant risks of climate change to our country’s preparedness, and the actions the … Continue Reading


May 16, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2PM: Cybersecurity Hearing on Federal Network Security

(WASHINGTON) – Today, May 17th,  the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, & Innovation, chaired by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), will hold a hearingto hear from Administration officials on the status of efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity of Federal networks. In light of the SolarWinds compromise discovered in December 2020, the Biden Administration and Congress have prioritized enhanced Federal network security, including by providing $650 … Continue Reading


April 25, 2022

WEDNESDAY: Homeland Security Budget Hearing with Secretary Mayorkas

(WASHINGTON) – On Wednesday, April 27th,  the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a hearing entitled, “A Review of the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security” with Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. This hearing will focus on the DHS’s FY2023 budget request and key issues facing the Department. This hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website. Hearing … Continue Reading


April 06, 2022

TODAY: Hearing on Examining Title 42 and Restoring Asylum at the Border

(WASHINGTON) – Today, April 6th at 1:30pm, the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA), will hold a hearing to examine the necessity of ending Title 42 and reinstating access to asylum at the border, including how Title 42 is an unsustainable and ineffective border management tool with a disproportionate impact on Black and Brown migrants, the negative consequences on asylum-seeking migrants, the lack of a public … Continue Reading


April 05, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Cybersecurity Hearing on Maturing Public-Private Partnerships to Secure U.S. Infrastructure

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, April 6th,  the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, & Innovation, chaired by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), will hold a hearing to assess Federal efforts to mature collaboration with critical infrastructure owners and operators as they work to defend their networks and build resilience. The hearing will focus on identifying gaps in existing Federal authorities, opportunities to enhance operational collaboration with key private … Continue Reading

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