10/27/2009 - Lawmakers and state officials today criticized an initiative that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) created to measure the return on investment from homeland security grants provided to states for preparedness.
10/21/2009 - Spending bill headed to President Obama's desk would ban transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to U.S. soil and places conditions on construction of a new bio/agro defense facility planned in the heartland.
09/16/2009 - Institutions, including the private sector, are much better served by the color-coded terror-alert system created after the 9-11 attacks than the public, a bipartisan task force created to reevaluate the system reported yesterday.
09/02/2009 - The United States government announced a bilateral agreement with Mexico today that will create a public security communications network to bolster border security between the two countries.
08/06/2009 - John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, says the administration is aggressively pursuing terrorists with an emphasis on diplomacy and civil liberties that eluded its predecessor.
08/04/2009 - Whistleblowers and their advocates are optimistic that the Obama administration will more vigorously protect other government employees that divulge government misconduct in the public interest, reports ABC News.