Latest 9/11 Commission Stories

2014-07-22 16:25:49

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and former members of the National Commission Upon Terrorist Attacks in the United States ("9/11 Commission") released a new report entitled, "Today's Rising Terrorist Threat and the Danger to the United States: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report." Former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean,...

2014-07-22 08:29:15

New recommendations call for improved cyber readiness to meet growing threat, streamlined congressional oversight and increased transparency WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, released a new report today to reflect the altered but dangerous terrorist threat facing the nation. Ten years after the release of the commission's original report, with mounting threats from the...

2014-02-03 08:32:33

A feasible and cost effective system used in 17 countries WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new backgrounder by the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the potential for implementation of a biometric exit system to track the departure of foreign visitors. The playing field for considering biometric exit has changed dramatically since the Senate started debating immigration reform last year, and certainly since Congress passed the first of eight statutes requiring an...

2011-08-10 10:22:00

On September 8th, the Center for National Policy with Voices of September 11th and the Rockefeller Foundation, Will Premiere Documentaries Honoring Lives Lost, Advancing American Resilience Participants Include Members of the 9/11 Commission, Senators, Congressmen, Governors, and Ambassadors from around the World WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for National Policy and the Voices of September 11th, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, will host the...

2011-07-28 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tim Roemer, the former ambassador to the Republic of India, returns to Leading Authorities for exclusive representation. He was also the commissioner of the 9/11 Commission and a former congressman (D-IN) who focused on workforce issues and strengthening national security. "We are extremely pleased that Ambassador Roemer rejoins Leading Authorities after returning from his role as ambassador to...

2011-05-19 15:09:00

Kean and Hamilton are now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former 9/11 Commission Chair and Vice Chair Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group (NSPG), released the following joint statement today regarding the Department of Homeland Security's allocation of FY 2011 homeland security preparedness grants: "Particularly...

2010-10-11 10:31:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Senior Chairman Gov. James R. Thompson, Jr. is to receive The American Lawyer magazine's 2010 "Lifetime Achievement" award on October 27 during the leading legal publisher's annual "A-List Awards" dinner in New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070820/AQM151LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070820/AQM151LOGO) The coveted annual award is reserved for lawyers who have demonstrated...

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