Articles Tagged “Homeland Security”

  • Trump Budget Released

    President Trump has released his first budget. In his budget proposal, three federal agencies would experience an increase in federal funds: Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.  Defense is designated for a 10 percent increase,…

  • White House Press Secretary Spicer Announces Immigration Executive Orders

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced Wednesday that President Trump “intends to sign two Executive Orders after observing the swearing-in of Secretary of Homeland Security Kelly,” Spicer said, “The first order is the Border…

  • Cybersecurity Hearing Held in Washington

    Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee met for a hearing on cybersecurity threats, which included a look at accusations of Russian political hacking in the U-S. Committee Chairman John McCain–in addressing National Intelligence Director, General…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill on Federal E-Verify

    Monday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254, legislation that would require all state contractors and subcontractors to utilize the federal E-Verify system in determining the legal work status of their employees.  E-Verify is…

  • Hearing on Crimes by Illegals

    In Washington Thursday, heated questions flew at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on crimes committed by people living in the U-S illegally. North Carolina congressman Mark Meadows was looking for some direct…

  • Hearing Held on Security Concerns Related to U-S Refugee Policy and National Security

    Wednesday, Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing on security concerns related to U-S refugee policy and national security. Texas Representative Mike McCaul, who was chairman, talked about issues related to terrorists…

  • Sen. Cornyn Comments on Visa Overstays

    At a news conference this week, our Senator from Texas John Cornyn responds to a Department of Homeland Security report estimating half-a-million visa overstays in 2015 . . . .

  • Senate Homeland Funding Bill Passes Without Congressman Brady’s Support

    By a vote of 257-167, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of September. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas voted “no”. Mr.…

  • Homeland Security Bill Debate Continues

    Shortly before the midnight Friday deadline, the House approved funding a bill for Homeland Security for only a week. Friday’s action was the result of a 357 to 60 vote. House SpeakerJohn Boehner has said…

  • Congressman Brady Speaks In Madisonville On Homeland Security Funding Issue

    Thursday, our Congressman Kevin Brady held a news conference in Madisonville regarding the issue on the funding of Homeland Security. Congressman Brady says, “How we fund Homeland Security is log-jammed up in the senate.” What…