07/28/2010 - Oklahoma’s governor has vetoed a bill (H.B. 2569) that would have prohibited the use of RFID technology in state drivers’ licenses or state identification cards. The bill would have outlawed RFID tags as well as “any type of RFID ink in any format or configuration.”
07/28/2010 - A bill (S. 3249) that would renew a grant program designed to help state and local governments prepare for disasters has been approved by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. To proceed, the measure must now be taken up by the full Senate.
07/22/2010 - On the sixth anniversary of the release of the 9-11 Commission Report, the Department of Homeland Security today released another progress report on its efforts to meet many of the report's recommendations.
06/28/2010 - The latest G8 and G20 global economic summits wrapped up in Toronto and nearby Huntsville, Ontario, Canada over the weekend, amid the largest mass arrests in the country's history, and the troubling revelation that two protesters were caught emerging from a city manhole, according to press reports.
06/23/2010 - As part of its effort to protect U.S. intellectual property rights, the White House's new strategy emphasizes the government's responsibility for interdicting pirated products before they make it to consumers.
06/21/2010 - A U.S. Army-financed research institute, combining the skills of Hollywood and the video game world, is helping to train soldiers in winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond by developing virtual reality games that blur gaming and real life.