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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER for low-wage workers and a more livable wage," said Napolitano, who was President Barack Obama's homeland security secretary before she assumed leadership of the university nearly two years ago.Napolitano's plan does not need approval...
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Obama administration puts more resources at Skagway border

...delays at the border, especially during peak travel season."In May, Begich wrote a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Kerlikowske concerning delays at the Skagway border.
Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi Olympic delegation

...delegation, and in 2012, first lady Michelle Obama held the honor.This year's group is led by former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Others in the delegation include U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, figure skater...
Outside editorial: Screening flights for terrorists

This editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano wisely has backed off her statement that "the system worked" because a Nigerian terrorist failed to blow up...
Outside editorial: Saudi help averted bombing disaster

...bombs emanating from Yemen was what air traffic controllers might call a "near miss." Optimists such as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano say the international security system worked the way it was supposed to. But it appears that...
Helicopter crash survivor taken off promotion list

...the promotion list, a decision his attorney said could end Lt. Lance Leone's military career.U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano last week agreed with the findings of a special board in removing Leone from the list.Leone...
Outside editorial: Illegals are here for the jobs

...bargain. This fuels a vicious cycle that has caused America's illegal immigrant population to mushroom. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff's plan aimed to sharply curtail the employability of illegal immigrants. It required employers...
Outside editorial: Wildfire response shows why California is the gold standard

...His emergency declaration Tuesday freed up federal staff and equipment for the state. By that afternoon, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and FEMA chief R. David Paulison were on the ground. Wednesday the president approved a...
New passport rules worry Canadians, border states

...We need to ensure that we do not build walls between us," Canadian officials recently wrote. Day and Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff plan to meet on Thursday. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Ted Stevens, R-Alaska...
National ID card proposal a bad idea and maintain huge volumes of personal information, and would have to do most of it on their own dimes. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has made it clear that the states will pick up most of the tab - $23 billion nationwide over...


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