Tag: House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi has released their proposed report on 2012 terrorist attack that killed four Americans. The report includes “many new revelations” and is critical of the Obama administration’s response. The report details relevant events in 2011 and 2012 that led up to the terrorist attacks on U.S. facilities in […]

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On February 24 the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will host a hearing on the coordination of a multi-agency response to the Zika virus. The hearing will examine the coordinated federal response to the spread of the Zika virus both within the U.S. and internationally. It will also address confusion and misinformation […]

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Last week Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill to the House of Representatives that calls for the creation of a multi-agency federal team to improve and reform federal disaster assistance. The bill, H.R. 4288, was introduced on December 17, and was then referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. For more […]

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On November 30, the House of Representative passed H.R. 3490, the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act. The bill was originally introduced in September of this year by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) befor being referred to the Committees on the Judiciary and Homeland Security. The bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002, […]

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Recently it was announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning on creating a new office to focus on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) defense. The new office would be a “one-stop shop” that would create departmental unity between the DHS offices currently addressing WMD threats. In his opening statement during a House […]

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In mid June the Congressional Research Service released a report comparing three bills that address information sharing and related activities in cybersecurity…

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Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) recently introduced a bill that calls for greater government-wide coordination in U.S. hostage cases. The bill has already gained the support of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter…

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Last week, members of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management called for better comprehensive strategy to combat the potential threats of domestic drones…

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Earlier this month, Congress passed four pieces of cybersecurity legislation. Among this legislation are two bills meant to facilitate greater cooperation between the federal government and the private sector…

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On October 24, experts and representatives from several U.S. departments and international organizations spoke at a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ebola response hearing…

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