House Votes Major Increases in Homeland Security Funding
- Tighter Security in Store for Seaports. Dettmer, Jamie // Insight on the News;2/25/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p22
Focuses on the proposed U.S. spending on seaport security. Concerns regarding the vulnerability of seaports to terrorist attacks; Information on a proposed bill to improve the monitoring of containers shipped into the country; Potential effect of the security policy on commerce.
- Homeland security report divides locals. Preston, Mark // American City & County;Aug2003, Vol. 118 Issue 9, p8
Focuses on a report from the Council On Foreign Relations concerning funding deficits for homeland security in the U.S. Capability for handling future terrorist attacks; Findings on public health laboratories; Views of community leaders on the report.
- THE BUDGETARY WAR OF WORDS. Barnes, James A. // National Journal;2/09/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p394
Reports on several historical account on the conflict between the U.S. Republican and Democratic parties about the national budget issue. Budget allotted for national and social security; Programs imposed by former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt.
- Plant-disease experts blighted by red tape. Knight, Jonathan // Nature;8/14/2003, Vol. 424 Issue 6950, p713
Concerns over homeland security have put U.S. plant-disease scientists in the spotlight, and they are enjoying more money and greater visibility as a result. But the attendant bureaucracy and costly security measures already have some of them asking if all the attention is a blessing or a curse....
- Homeland Security Market Has Proven Spotty So Far. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/1/2003, Vol. 251 Issue 22, Building For a Secure... p5
Construction firms hoping for a quick bonanza of homeland security work have found a disappointingly spotty market. The U.S. Congress gave the new Department of Homeland Security $29.4 billion in its first appropriations bill, enacted October 1. That total is up 2 percent from what its component...
- Shipping Container Security and the Weakest-Link Scenario. Hessman, James D. // Sea Power;Oct2003, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p36
Reports on the controversies behind the Container Security Initiative (CSI) for U.S. ports and harbors of the Department of Homeland Security. Efficacy of CSI in ensuring the nation's safety from terrorists; Growth of imports and exports value; Emphasis on creating partnership with other ports...
- MAKING WAVES. Peters, Katherine Mcintire // Government Executive;Sep2003, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p30
This article presents information related to improving port security in the U.S. The Texas City disaster, chronicled in Bill Minutaglio's book "City on Fire: The Forgotten Disaster That Devastated a Town and Ignited a Landmark Legal Battle," was an accident. Planning how to protect hazardous...
- New position on security . Edmonson, R. G. // JoC Week;10/15/2001, Vol. 2 Issue 41, p31
Reports the decision of American Association of Port Authorities on the seaport-security legislation in the United States. Availability of federal money for port security; Need for electronic information by the Customs agency; Goal for national security.
- US set to screen travellers on departure. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;6/24/2005, Issue 2671, p2
Reports that travelers leaving the U.S. will have to check out of air and seaports from the end of 2005. Installation of kiosks with fingerprint and photo equipment in departure halls; Airports across that country that have already installed the equipment; Background on the fingerprint and...