Transportation Security Administration

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May 21, 2019 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration's move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
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Passengers wait in a Transportation Security Administration line at JFK airport on Jan. 9, 2019 in New York City.
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January 21, 2019 - 12:40 pm
By David Koenig (AP) -- The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that Sunday's absence rate compared to 3.1 percent on the comparable Sunday a year...
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January 13, 2019 - 5:58 pm
By Eric Levenson and Shelby Rose (CNN) -- A traveler carrying a firearm boarded a flight from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and flew to Tokyo Narita International Airport on January 3, according to a statement from the Transportation Security Administration. "TSA has determined...
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January 12, 2019 - 10:57 pm
By Ray Sanchez (CNN ) -- Seeking to ease the pain of airport security agents working through the partial government shutdown, the Transportation Security Administration is compensating those on duty the day after the lapse in funding and awarding $500 bonuses for work during the holiday travel...
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Hadas Kuznits
January 05, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The federal government shutdown doesn't seem to be having an impact on Philadelphia International Airport...yet. TSA spokesperson Michael Bilello says federal employees at the nation's airports are still on the job. "This is our third shutdown in a year," Bilello...
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December 17, 2018 - 8:30 pm
By Rene Marsh, Gregory Wallace and Ellie Kaufman (CNN) -- Questions remain about a controversial program that monitors American travelers who are not on any terror watchlists nor are suspected of terrorism or criminal behavior, despite changes the Transportation Security Administration has made to...
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