Last week, the Senate began consideration of an appropriations minibus (a combination of 2-3 bills), including the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Senate Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Bill and the FY2019 Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS) Appropriations Bill. Amendments to the package will begin to be considered this week.
On August 16, the Federal Commission on School Safety held its fifth meeting, with a focus on school building security, active shooter training for schools, and practitioner experience with school-based threat assessment. All four members of the Commission were in attendance at the meeting. During the meeting, US. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced the commission will hold its last field visit in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week and will visit the Miley Achievement Center.
On August 16, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing titled “Oversight of Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Alien Children from Human Trafficking and Abuse.” Additionally, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing […]