Ashley Bennett Top Priority Sector: disaster_preparedness_emergency_response President Barack Obama officially declared the State of Oklahoma a disaster to provide federal funding and support for a severe winter storm that hit the state between December 5th-6th, 2013. Read More….
European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstroem on Friday welcomed a speech made by U.S. President Barack Obama on curbing the activities of the National Security Agency (NSA), saying what that meant in practice was yet to be seen. Malmstroem told participants at the 50th Munich Security Conference that there was a need to […]
On Friday, President Barack Obama will announce changes and potential reforms he will make to the National Security Agency (NSA). The EFF have come up with this score card featuring a list of common-sense fixes they hope he’ll address. Find out if he flunked this test tomorrow. Read More….
Top Priority Sector: military_force_protection U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has issued a statement that is critical of the White House announcement that the interim nuclear deal recently agreed to by the Obama administration, Iran, and other world powers will take effect on January 20. Read More….
Top Priority Sector: disaster_preparedness_emergency_response Working in close coordination with the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to supplement state and local efforts to ensure public health and safety in the emergency resulting from a chemical spill in Charleston on Thursday. Read More….
Top Priority Sector: federal_agencies_legislative The Obama administration announced on January 3 two new executive actions that it hopes will strengthen the federal background check system and keep guns out of the wrong hands. Read More….
WASHINGTON, DC (POOL/NSA/CNN) – A day after a judge ruled one of the National Security Agency’s data mining programs is likely unconstitutional, the White House will host executives from some of the top tech companies, including Apple, Yahoo!, Netflix and Twitter. MORE TIMELINE: The NSA and Edward Snowden President Barack Obama will meet with some of […]