Water Infrastructure in America’s Cities and Towns

We need to make much-needed investments in our nation’s outdated infrastructure. This encompasses not only seen infrastructure—our roads, rail, bridges and ports—but also unseen infrastructure, including our drinking water systems. The Flint water crisis
urgently demonstrates the tragic consequences of the failure to invest in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure.  

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TSA Needs Full Funding to Ensure Aviation Security: Cosponsor H.R. 2514, the FASTER Act

Today, the threats to aviation are diverse and significant. Presently, there is great interest in system-wide deployment of Computed Tomography (CT) screening equipment to passenger security checkpoints, a technology widely-viewed as significantly enhancing
the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) threat detection capability. On November 8, TSA Administrator David Pekoske testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security that TSA could “hypothetically” deploy CT throughout the aviation security
system. When probed about why TSA views such deployment as hypothetical, Administrator Pekoske explained that it is “hypothetical due to funding.” 

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TSA Needs Full Funding to Ensure Aviation Security: Cosponsor H.R. 2514, the FASTER Act

Today, the threats to aviation are diverse and significant. Presently, there is great interest in system-wide deployment of Computed Tomography (CT) screening equipment to passenger security checkpoints, a technology widely-viewed as significantly enhancing
the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) threat detection capability. On November 8, TSA Administrator David Pekoske testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security that TSA could “hypothetically” deploy CT throughout the aviation security
system. When probed about why TSA views such deployment as hypothetical, Administrator Pekoske explained that it is “hypothetical due to funding.” 

Read More

Water Infrastructure in America’s Cities and Towns

We need to make much-needed investments in our nation’s outdated infrastructure. This encompasses not only seen infrastructure—our roads, rail, bridges and ports—but also unseen infrastructure, including our drinking water systems. The Flint water crisis
urgently demonstrates the tragic consequences of the failure to invest in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure.  

Read More