House passes bill to strengthen chemical facility security

John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response The House passed a bill last week approving the continuation of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) program aimed to secure American chemical facilities. Passed by voice vote, H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014 codifies…

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Senators Murray, Collins introduce bill to enhance short line rail safety resources

Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection Image Caption:  Sen. Susan Collins U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Susan Collins (R-ME), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Transportation, have introduced a bill that would authorize a new Short Line Rail Safety Institute to enhance the safety practices and culture…

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Anonymous Denmark targets Socialist Party (SF) for signing Internet surveillance bill

The online hacktivist Anonymous has target Denmark’s political party (Socialistisk Folkeparti, SF in Danish language) for signing and passing mass Internet surveillance bill from the parliament yesterday. Despite criticism from experts and human right organizations, the Danish parliament approved bill that will allow government to keep track of user’s activity on…

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Bill Johnson, CEO and Port Director, gives rousing cheer for Port of Miami, state of Florida, and financial turnaround

Top Priority Sector:  maritime_port_security Image Caption:  Super Post-Panamax cranes At the 11th Port Security Operations Conference and Expo, which took place in Miami this week, Bill Johnson, CEO and Port Director of the Port of Miami, opened up the conference with a rousing speech celebrating the dramatic financial, management, and…

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Mo. bill would make it harder to fire police chiefs

Author: Garey McKee By Mark Schlinkmann St. Louis Post-Dispatch Tired of getting caught in political cross-fire, police chiefs are seeking job protection. The Missouri Police Chiefs Association convinced the state Legislature last month to make it more difficult for cities to dismiss their chiefs. But the Missouri Municipal League, which…

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Lieberman ‘kill switch’ bill for internet

articles with links: TYT Network Govt Has Kill Switch To Shut Down Internet www.youtube.com Cnet.com Internet ‘kill switch’ bill will return, January 24, 2011 news.cnet.com Alex Jones Internet ‘kill switch’ bill gets a makeover www.infowars.com —————————————— What is more threatening to the US between these two a Cyber war or…

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