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2013-06-05 16:20:29

Decision to rescind proposed policy change is right one for TSOs, aviation workers and traveling public WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees applauds the Obama administration's decision today to rescind a policy change that would have allowed knives on airplanes for the first time since 9/11. "This decision is the right one for the safety and security of every Transportation Security Officer, airline passenger and...

2013-04-19 12:22:08

Flight Attendants Express Grave Concern Over Allowing Knives on Planes WASHINGTON, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As terrorist activity puts the country on high alert, the Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 U.S. flight attendants nationwide, today called on Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to immediately cancel a new policy that would allow airline passengers to bring knives aboard airline flights starting next Thursday, April 25. The...

2013-02-01 12:25:36

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation, the leading provider of interactive media and connectivity services to hospitality and healthcare businesses and the consumers they serve, today provided an update on their collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) in support of an ongoing public awareness campaign called "If You See Something, Say Something.(TM)" (Logo:...

2012-06-15 10:22:42

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's announcement that certain young people who were brought to the United States as children will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings: "We commend President Barack Obama and Secretary Janet Napolitano for taking steps to provide young people...

2012-03-21 10:21:05

One-on-One Meeting Emphasizes Flight Attendants' Role as First Responders WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Veda Shook today engaged in a meaningful dialogue with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on several aviation security issues that directly affect the valuable role of Flight Attendants as first responders and the last line of defense on board the aircraft. (Logo:...

2012-01-18 12:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano delivers the second annual 'State of America's Homeland Security' address at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon, Monday, January 30, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. Advance reservations should...

2011-12-16 14:50:00

Southern Poverty Law Center Urges Department of Homeland Security to End Raids Terrorizing North Alabama Communities ICE Agents Interrogated & Threatened Children, Illegally Entered Homes MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) urged the Department of Homeland Security today to end raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents that have terrorized north Alabama families and that undermine federal efforts to...

2011-11-02 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the leading provider of interactive media and connectivity services to hospitality and healthcare businesses and the consumers they serve, has partnered with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) to support the "If You See Something, Say Something.(TM)" public awareness campaign, a nationwide campaign designed to engage the public and key...

2011-08-24 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today that Anna Maria Chavez, who grew up in a small town in southern Arizona and rose to become deputy chief of staff to that state's then-Gov. Janet Napolitano, has been appointed to the top post at the iconic organization. Chavez is set to officially assume her new role at the Girl Scouts National Council Session/52nd Convention in November. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/CL57168LOGO-b...

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2011-07-01 08:54:48

The head of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday warned that the technical sophistication of cyber terrorists is inundating the world's ability to cope, and is calling for an accelerated cross-border campaign to combat cyber security threats. Janet Napolitano, US Secretary of DHS, said the agency is increasingly recruiting local police forces to aid in tracking down extremists planning terrorists acts. She says the number of such "home-growns" is on the rise and DHS needs...