Transportation Security Administration

People wait in a TSA line at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

TSA to release ‘innovation doctrine’ for embracing new technologies and ideas

TSA Administrator David Pekoske thinks common data standards will help his agency more quickly adopt new security screening tech.

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FILE - Homeland Security logo is seen during a joint news conference in Washington, Feb. 25, 2015. The Department of Homeland Security paused the work of its new disinformation governance board Wednesday. The move responds to weeks of criticism from Republicans and questions about whether the board would impinge on Americans’ free speech rights. A statement says DHS’ advisory board on homeland security will review the board’s work.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

DHS looks to hire hundreds of ‘technologists’ to improve customer experience

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(AP Photo/Eric Gay)FILE - Border Patrol agents hold a news conference prior to a media tour of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary facility near the Donna International Bridge in Donna, Texas, May 2, 2019. A special Customs and Border Protection unit used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter, according to a federal watchdog. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Customs and Border Protection has a new job position designed to smooth ruffled feathers

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

For commercialization success, this Homeland Security unit wins a prize

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The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

What’s next on the Hill, now that the House has passed the Defense authorization bill

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TSA

TSA chief says pay equity his top priority as TSO bill awaits Senate action

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TSA

TSA hiring DEI chief to help tackle lack of diversity among senior ranks

Most senior leaders at TSA are white and male, despite the agency having one of the most diverse workforces in government.

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

House advances bill to boost pay, benefits for TSA employees

The bill would bring 60,000 TSA employees, including transportation security officers, under the same personnel system as other federal employees under…

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Some members of the Interior Dept. will have an opportunity for remote work

In today’s Federal Newscast, some Interior Department employees will see their remote work options expand.

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