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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...
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...
Border entry fee study sparks northern opposition

...we seek, and is the absolute last thing we should be doing to grow our economy," stated a letter sent to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano earlier this month signed by 18 Republican and Democratic House lawmakers.Democrat U.S...
Border security overkill

...Patrol and, most important, to our public and private borderlands.Even the DHS is not backing the bills. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a Senate subcommittee in March that unrestricted authority over public lands was unnecessary...
Suit targets air-traveler screening Anchorage names several defendants, including the TSA, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. Jennifer Marty, a TSA spokeswoman for the Northwest region, said the agency doesn't comment...
State may use terror funds for governor's jet

...000 for other state programs, Haller said. The final decision on the new aircraft must be made by federal Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, Haller said. Tandeske said the new aircraft will help the department transport inmates who are...
Combating Terrorism: British foil terror plot to kill thousands

...want to take steps to prevent any would-be copycats who may be inspired to similar conduct," said U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. Experts said the nature of the plot could herald a new age of terrorism where attackers...
Outside editorial: Time for a sober discussion about security trade-offs

...says, hey, relax, we caught the underwear guy and the shoe bomber - way to go, just keep being vigilant. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has defended the backscatter X-ray machines and pat-downs as important safeguards. But...
Intrusive screenings are necessary for our overall safety

...better. But what hobbles the TSA most is its determination to put political correctness ahead of good sense. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, for example, seems so squeamish about profiling potential terrorists, she puts little...


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