DHS puts the kibosh on saying ‘pilot’ as it deals with new congressional reporting requirements

There’s a new unwritten rule at the Homeland Security Department: Don’t use the word pilot or demonstration program in public or in official documents. This is because Congress inserted new language that requires DHS to report on nearly all pilot programs, before they kick off.

In his weekly Reporter’s Notebook, executive editor Jason Miller writes about this provision that seems to have surprised DHS. Jason joined the Federal Drive to discuss.