1,171Jul 22, 2008
Energy and National Security
Witnesses at a hearing on multi-purpose energy initiatives testified about U.S. oil consumption, reliance on foreign sources of fuel, as well as planning and building a better infrastructure to ...
750Dec 11, 2008
Weapons of Mass Destruction Report
Members of the Commission on Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Terrorism, testified about the findings and recommendations in their final report, World at Risk. The ...
376Nov 13, 2007
Border Protection Personnel
Witnesses testified about the results of a Government Accountability report on border security, the need for more border patrol agents, weaknesses and gaps in border crossing inspections, and the ...
178Dec 4, 2007
Credit Card Practices
Consumers and credit industry officials testified about business practices by the credit card industry such as setting interest rates without regard to payment histories, the formulation and use of ...
149Sep 23, 2008
Hurricane Recovery Efforts
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee on disaster recovery held a hearing on hurricanes Ike and Gustav. In the first panel, mayors of the cities of Houston, TX; ...
139Feb 29, 2008
Witnessed testified about ways to improve oversight of the intelligence community (IC) as the Director of National Intelligence prepares to implement significant government-wide management reforms ...
138Mar 7, 2007
Credit Card Practices
Witnesses testified about banking industry practices, credit card fees and interest rates, problems associated with consumer debt, and solicitation of consumers by banks. The hearing was titled ...
134Apr 29, 2008
REAL ID Act and Travel
A hearing was held on the impact of implementating the REAL ID Act and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The REAL ID Act established standards and criteria for documents such as ...
122May 14, 2008
National Archives Operations
A hearing was held on the challenges faced by the National Archives in preserving the nation’s history. Topics included the upcoming presidential transition, maintenance and funding of ...
115Oct 30, 2007
Counterterrorism and Law Enforcement
Police administrators from across the U.S. testified about anti-terrorism efforts in their local law-enforcement agencies. Topics included Islamic extremism bred in the U.S., prevention of ...
111Oct 23, 2007
Witnesses testified about threats of bioterrorism and measures implemented to reduce risks and protect civilian populations. Among the topics they addressed were policies implemented following ...
108Oct 24, 2007
Federal Terrorist Watch List
Witnesses testified in continuing oversight hearings on Department of Homeland Security programs created since the September 11 attacks, in this case the Federal Terrorist Watch List. Topics ...
84Sep 10, 2007
Terrorist Threats Six Years After September 11
Officials testified about confronting the terrorist threat to the U.S. six years after the September 11, 2001 attacks. They examined the efforts of key intelligence agencies to prevent another ...
83Dec 11, 2007
Improving Electronic Government
Witnesses testified about improving access to federal government on the Internet. Topics included re-authorization of the E-Government Act of 2002, federal achievements since passage of the Act ...
79Apr 23, 2007
College Campus Safety
Witnesses testified at a hearing on the best methods by which school administrators, campus public safety officers, and mental health counselors could prevent, prepare for, and respond to violence ...
74Jan 9, 2007
September 11 Commission Recommendations
Witnesses testified about full implementation of recommendations of the September 11 Commission on Terrorist Attacks, enacting provisions aimed at improving domestic security, enforcement of ...
63May 24, 2007
Gulf Coast Housing Program
The subcommittee held an oversight hearing to investigate problems, including a potential $3 billion budget shortfall, in the “Road Home” housing program developed for South Louisiana ...
61Mar 26, 2007
Federal Personal Identification
Witnesses testified on efforts to establish minimum standards for state-issued drivers' licenses and identification cards in compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005.
59Mar 5, 2007
Transportation Security Administration Personnel System
Witnesses testified about employee rights and the personnel management system at the Transportation Security Administration. Among the topics they addressed were employment agreements of ...
55Sep 12, 2007
Homeland Security Nomination Hearing
Assistant Secretary Myers testified about her nomination by President Bush to continue as assistant secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs in the Department of Homeland Security. She ...
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