Posted on 9/23/2020
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for Chad Wolf to become the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
After White House officials and Congressional leaders reached a deal to add funding for agriculture and nutrition assistance, the House passed a continuing resolution to keep the government operating through December 11.
During a hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, lawmakers examined the Department of Transportation's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and how COVID-19 is impacting women-and minority-owned businesses.
House Democrats unveiled a continuing resolution that would keep the government operating through December 11.
With tens of thousands of airline employees on the verge of losing their jobs next week and with airline CEOs and major airline labor groups aggressively making the rounds in Washington, Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have intr
TSA has notified AAAE that the official cancellation of the Security Directive (SD) 1542-01-10 series has been issued and posted on the Homeland Security Information Network.
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation - the Fly Safe and Healthy Act of 2020 - that would require TSA to establish a pilot program t
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today all 50 states are now in full compliance with the REAL ID Act, which was passed into law in 2005, and are now issuing REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses and identification cards.
As of September 14, 2020, travelers arriving in the United States from China, Iran, the European Union (Schengen zone), the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Brazil will no longer have to go through enhanced health screenings and temperatu
Following a quiet few weeks away from Washington for the traditional August break, the Senate returned to session today, and the House resumes committee action this week.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a solicitation for airport operators that are interested in hosting the agency's "Airport UAS Detection and Mitigation Research Program."
September 3 2020 TSA held its monthly call for airport stakeholders. This alert contains a summary.
TSA shared with AAAE several leadership selections within Security Operations and Enterprise Support.
As we have done in the past when disaster strikes with direct impacts on our airport family, AAAE and ACI-NA have jointly established a disaster relief effort for airport employees affected by recent disasters.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the award of over $1.2 billion in airport infra-structure grants, including over $1 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants and an additional $152 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Econ
FAA will hold a virtual listening session on 09/01/2020 at 11 am ET for airports to share their feedback on U.S. Government's Runway to Recovery Guidelines
Michael Miklos has been sworn in as a the new Deputy Administrator for the TSA after being recently appointed to the position by the President.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its recommendation that travelers returning from a trip outside the United States or from outside of their own state should self-quarantine for 14 days if returning from destinations where
Please contact your lawmakers as soon as possible and urge them to provide additional funds to help airports offset significant financial losses and increased costs related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released details on the agency's "Airport UAS Detection and Mitigation Research Program" and issued a request for white papers to identify eligible manufacturers, vendors, and integrators of unmanned aircraft
Senate Republicans are expected to unveil a "skinny" coronavirus relief package that includes funding for the U.S. Postal Service and extend unemployment benefits but exclude funding for airports and other initiatives covered in the HEALS Act.
Interagency advisory on Use of C-UAS Technology.
TSA held its monthly conference call for airport stakeholders.
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