Jun 25, 2010 -As tens of thousands of barrels of oil spew into the Gulf of Mexico every day, legislators turned their attention toward ensuring that what happened off the Gulf Coast doesn't occur somewhere inside the United States.
May 06, 2010 -Researchers from Northwestern University say they've developed a more advanced budget allocation model that shows New York City receives too little of the homeland security funding pie and wants the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to consider their methodology.
Dec 23, 2009 -Amid fears that moving enemy combatants from prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a correctional facility in rural Illinois poses an unnecessary security risk, the Obama administration says funding issues will delay the transfer of detainees until at least early 2011, according to The New York Times.
Dec 03, 2009 -DHS says it can't satisfy Congress' mandate of 100 percent scanning of U.S.-bound shipping containers by 2012. Finding little progress, GAO now says DHS must examine whether that goal is feasible at all.
Sep 30, 2009 -The National Park Service does not have a systematic approach to risk management, which could leave the millions of people who visit national parks and icons vulnerable to terrorist attack and other criminal activities, according to the Government Accountability Office(GAO).