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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, also known as TWIC, continues to be faced with ongoing difficulties, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Posted on 05/15 at 10:16 AM
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

TSA officials said the screening requirement “builds additional risk-based, intelligence-driven procedures into the prescreening process to determine screening protocols on a per-shipment basis.
Posted on 01/16 at 11:50 AM
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Monday, July 30, 2012

In a July 25 letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.), ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, seeking more details on maritime cargo container scanning, Thompson expressed his disappointment over the apparent lack of progress being made since “Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007” was written into law.
Posted on 07/30 at 12:37 PM
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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The man is charge of the government’s transportation security says there are “significant” economic benefits to strengthening the nation’s transport network from another terrorist attack.
Posted on 03/07 at 09:23 AM
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Thursday, October 13, 2011

The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced that it no longer plans to proceed with intended plans to accelerate the deadline for screening United States-bound air cargo to December 31, 2011.
Posted on 10/13 at 12:46 PM
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

As expected, Massachusetts Representative Edward D. Markey (D) recently introduced legislation requiring 100 percent screening of all cargo on cargo planes. This legislation follows the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
Posted on 11/23 at 06:46 AM
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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Prior to this week’s G20 Summit in Seoul, Korea, the Washington, D.C.-based Airforwarders Association (AfA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama replete with suggestions on how the Administration could best work on making improvements and changes to air cargo security processes in light of the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
Posted on 11/11 at 10:31 AM
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