02.04.11

The Week Ahead: House Committee on Homeland Security

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Washington, D.C. – Today, ­U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, announced the following Committee events for next week:
 
Full Committee Hearing
 
“Understanding the Homeland Threat Landscape – Considerations for the 112th Congress”
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
311 Cannon House Office Building
 
Invited witnesses include: 
 
Hon. Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
 
Hon. Michael E. Leiter, Director, National Counterterrorism Center
 
 
Subcommittee on Transportation Security Hearing
Rep. Mike Rogers (AL), Chairman
 
“Terrorism and Transportation Security”
 
Thursday, February 10, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
311 Cannon House Office Building
 
Invited witnesses include:
Hon. John S. Pistole, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration
 
 
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Hearing
Rep. Dan Lungren, Chairman
 
“Preventing Chemical Terrorism: Building A Foundation of Security At Our Nation’s Chemical Facilities”
 
Friday, February 11, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
311 Cannon House Office Building
 
Invited witnesses include:
 
Hon. Rand Beers, Under Secretary, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security
 
Mr. Timothy J. Scott, Chief Security Officer & Global Director of Emergency Services & Security, Dow Chemical Company
 
Dr. M. Sam Mannan, PhD, PE, CSP, Director, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, Chemical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University
 
Long-term Outlook
In March, the Committee will convene the first in a series of hearings examining al Qaeda’s coordinated radicalization and recruitment of people within the American Muslim community.  
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