Press (Filtered by Transportation Security)

McCaul and Katko on Indictment of 12 Former and ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Transportation and Protective Services Subcommittee Chairman John Katko (R-NY) issued the following statement in the wake of 12 current and ...

February 13, 2017

Committee Releases Report on America's Airports & ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Majority Staff of the House Homeland Security Committee released a new report entitled, “America's Airports: The Threat From Within.” This report is the result of ...

February 6, 2017

House Passes Six Committee Bills to Protect the ...

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed six bills to improve various Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts to keep us safe. These bipartisan bills seek to provide ...

September 27, 2016

McCaul Statement on U.S.-Cuba Agreement to Deploy ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After an over 50 year hiatus, regularly scheduled flights to Cuba are scheduled to begin at the end of this month. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced ...

August 10, 2016

McCaul Lauds Signing of Three Homeland Security ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the President signed into law three House Homeland Security Committee bills, H.R. 4698, H.R. 5338, and H.R. 2843, that optimize airport security checkpoints across the ...

July 15, 2016

Statement on FAA Extension Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed a critical bill, H. Res. 818, the “FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016,” to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and ...

July 11, 2016

McCaul on House Passage of Four Critical Homeland ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed four critical bills to better secure and protect the homeland. The bills passed prevent foreign fighter travel to the U.S., improve airport security ...

July 11, 2016

Chairman McCaul's Cuban Visa Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite President Obama opening friendly relations with Cuba, the Cuban government failed to approve visas for Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-TX) ...

June 24, 2016

House Passes Bill to Increase Passenger Screening ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With summer travel season underway, today the House passed a commonsense bill to alleviate passenger wait times and optimize airport security checkpoints across the United ...

June 7, 2016

McCaul: Congress Must Act to Ensure TSA Addresses ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at the request of House Homeland Security Chairman McCaul (R-TX), the GAO released a report that found that TSA could better incorporate risk into its method of selecting ...

May 31, 2016

Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, Committee ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Memorial Day weekend kicking off the high summer travel season, the House Homeland Security Committee today put forward bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative ...

May 26, 2016

McCaul Urges Senate to Act on Critical Bills to ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today urged the Senate to take action on two critical bipartisan bills the House passed this Congress that would ...

May 23, 2016

McCaul Led a Bipartisan Congressional Delegation ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today led a bipartisan Congressional delegation to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to visit the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) North Camp, ...

May 4, 2016

House Passes Five Homeland Security Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House unanimously passed five Homeland Security Committee bills to better safeguard our nation by voice vote. This brings the total number of bills the Committee has ...

April 13, 2016

In The Wake of Brussels Terror Attacks, Committee ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The day after terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium killed dozens and wounded hundreds more, the Homeland Security Committee today advanced seven important pieces of legislation ...

March 23, 2016

Key Homeland Security Bills Pass House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed three key Homeland Security Committee bills. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) introduced two bills, H.R. 3584, the Transportation Security ...

February 23, 2016

House Homeland Security Committee Schedule for ...

The House Homeland Security Committee has announced the following events for next week. TUESDAY, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications ...

September 14, 2015

Hudson to Hold Hearing on TSA’s ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the Subcommittee on Transportation Security will hold a hearing to examine TSA’s misclassification of criminal investigators within its Office of Inspection ...

September 11, 2015

House Passes Seven Homeland Security Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed seven bipartisan bills that enhance aviation, border, and transportation security at the Department of Homeland ...

July 28, 2015

Hearing with Newly-Confirmed TSA Administrator ...

** The hearing will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. ET Aviation Security Challenges: Is TSA ready for the threats of today? Committee on Homeland Security Rep. ...

July 28, 2015

House Committee on Homeland Security Schedule for ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following hearings for next week which will be streamed live here. Tuesday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m. ...

July 24, 2015