TSA Reform Legislation & Political Activity – January 2014

Lawmakers threaten TSA with private screeners

http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2014/01/14/tsa-private-screeners-airports-mica-orlando-connolly/4473961/

Rep. Hudson Discusses his TSA Reform Bill

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vz1lcJBlPs&sns=em

Transportation Security:: TSA Could Strengthen Monitoring of Allegations of Employee Misconduct‏

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-624?source=ra

NJ Congressman  moves to end TSA’s power to grope outside of airports

http://washingtonexaminer.com/lawmaker-moves-to-end-tsas-power-to-grope-outside-of-airports/article/2532624

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/warren-county/express-times/index.ssf/2013/07/us_rep_scott_garrett_introduce.htmlTexas

Bill Criminalizing Airport Pat-Downs Is Back

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/04/10/bill-criminalizing-airport-pat-downs-is-back

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&Bill=HB80

The Washington State Freedom of Travel Act

http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2013/01/the-washington-state-freedom-of-travel-act/

Rand Paul to bring new fight against TSA

http://rt.com/usa/news/paul-tsa-security-rights-199/

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/rand-paul-planning-round-2-against-tsa-87015.html?hp=f3

HB 2175/ Addressing problems with TSA (Kansas Liberty Bill)

http://www.politicalchips.org/profiles/blogs/hb-2171-addressing-problems-with-tsa-kansas-liberty-bill

Screening Partnership Program: TSA Should Issue More Guidance to Airports and Monitor Private versus Federal Screener Performance‏

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-208

FL Airport Asks TSA to be Friendlier

http://radio.foxnews.com/2012/12/06/fl-airport-asks-tsa-to-be-friendlier

Screening the TSA

http://public.cq.com/docs/weeklyreport/weeklyreport-000004160826.html

TSA employees get whistleblower protections

http://www.govexec.com/management/2012/11/tsa-employees-get-whistleblower-protections/59757/

US Airline Passengers Claim TSA Ignoring Their Theft Reports

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/us-airline-passengers-claim-tsa-ignoring-theft-reports/story?id=17351373#.UGYjxlHF1WQ

TSA Horror Stories Prompt Plan to Add Private Screeners- Bloomberg‏

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-27/tsa-horror-stories-prompt-plan-to-add-private-screeners.html

TSA’s Insensitivity Impedes Security, House Panel Say

http://www.couriernews.com/view/full_story/20111474/article-Post-9-11-%E2%80%94-Are-we-safer-?instance=top_news

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-09-11/tsa-s-insensitivity-impedes-security-house-panel-says

TSA’s airport screening procedures ranked as not very effective in new poll of frequent flyers

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/09/10/2995416/tsas-airport-screening-procedures.html

TSA under microscope on Sept. 11 anniversary

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/81019.html

Congress Probes Misconduct by TSA Screeners

http://usgovinfo.about.com/b/2012/08/07/congress-probes-misconduct-by-tsa-screeners.htm

Steve King: TSA Gives Grandma ‘The Spread-Eagle Search’ While ’20-Year-Old Middle Eastern Male Waltzes Through’

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2012/08/24/steve-king-tsa_n_1828033.html

Alabama congressman ‘shocked’ by TSA revelation that people on no-fly list can attend flight school

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2012/07/rep_mike_rogers_shocked_by_tsa.html

TSA at issue in Texas GOP Senate primary – The Hill’s Transportation Report‏

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/237565-tsa-at-issue-in-texas-gop-senate-primary

TSA Pat Downs and Privacy Policies Are Breaking the Law‏

http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/tsa-should-follow-the-law/

TSA should follow the law

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/op-ed-tsa-should-follow-the-law/

GOP lawmaker: TSA ‘in violation’ of accelerated military screening law

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/237355-gop-lawmaker-tsa-in-violation-of-law-requiring-accelerated-screening-for-military-personnel

GOP lawmaker: TSA ‘doesn’t know or doesn’t care’ about passenger rights – The Hill’s Transportation Report‏

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/237049-gop-lawmaker-tsa-qdoesnt-know-or-doesnt-careq-about-passenger-rights

Changes in TSA Patdowns Would Improve Image, House Told – Businessweek‏

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-10/changes-in-tsa-patdowns-would-improve-image-house-told.html

Lawmakers call airport screeners ineffective, rude

http://www.examiner-enterprise.com/sections/news/nation/lawmakers-call-airport-screeners-ineffective-rude.html

Rep. Blackburn Calls For Investigation Of TSA Hiring‏

http://www.newschannel5.com/story/18699910/blackburn-calls-for-investigation-of-tsa-hiring

http://www.fedsmith.com/article/3456/blackburn-demands-investigation-tsa-hiring-practices.html

Congressman accuses TSA of “covering up” RSW firings – WFTX-TV Fort Myers/Naples, FL‏

http://www.fox4now.com/news/local/157106585.html

House to advance spending bills that cut TSA, boost veterans programs

http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/229467-house-to-advance-spending-bills-that-cut-tsa-boost-veterans-programs

Group Is Taking Complaints About TSA to Congressional Aides

http://www2.wsav.com/news/2012/may/18/group-taking-complaints-about-tsa-congressiona-aid-ar-3819622/

Congress Holds Hearing on Corruption and Abuse Within TSA, US Border Security

http://foxnewsinsider.com/2012/05/17/congress-holds-hearing-on-corruption-and-abuse-within-tsa-us-border-security/

Ethnic Profiling by TSA? ‘Fly Rights’ App Made for Complaints

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/tsa-complaints-increase-exponentially-fly-rights-app/story?id=16246876#.T8oUGcWWhE0

After teen’s fatal fall from airliner, Congress questions airport security

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/05/16/3614308/after-teens-fatal-fall-from-airliner.html

Face the Nation News (Hoyer: TSA Must Find Balance on Privacy and Safety)

http://www.imdb.com/video/cbs/vi2940705049/

Senator Diane Feinstein: “Get Ready For More Invasive TSA Searches to Save Us From Al Qaeda ”

http://theintelhub.com/2012/05/14/senator-diane-feinstein-get-ready-for-more-invasive-tsa-searches-to-save-us-from-al-qaeda

Representative Paul Broun’s open letter to Head of TSA, requests resignation – Loss of Privacy‏

http://www.lossofprivacy.com/index.php/2012/05/representative-paul-brouns-open-letter-to-head-of-tsa-requests-resignation

9/11 Families for a Safe & Strong America » Blog Archive » Debra Burlingame: The TSA is inept; We Must Assure Our Skies Are Both Safe and Friendly‏

http://www.911familiesforamerica.org/?p=6141

TSA — Tenth Anniversary of a National Nightmare

http://www.fff.org/freedom/fd1202c.asp

Congressional committee considers criminal referral for TSA

http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=473&sid=2859566

PA lawmakers tell TSA to lay off searches

http://paindependent.com/2012/05/pa-lawmakers-tell-tsa-to-lay-off-searches/

TSA equipment gathering dust, House investigators say

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/tsa-equipment-gathering-dust-house-investigators-say/2012/05/08/gIQAaG9WBU_allComments.html?ctab=all_&#comments

Jonathan Corbett to Present Nude Body Scanner Failures to Congress, File US Supreme Court Petition, on May 22nd

http://tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/jonathan-corbett-to-present-nude-body-scanner-failures-to-congress-file-us-supreme-court-petition-on-may-22nd/

Cissna: Turning TSA indignation into DC dialogue

http://www.kcaw.org/2012/05/05/cissna-turning-tsa-indignation-into-dialogue-in-dc/

SENATOR RAND PAUL ON THE TSA

http://politicalnews.me/?id=13823&keys=TSA-OVERZEALOUS-ABUSES-PRIVATIZE

Tricky visas and unfriendly security hampering foreign tourist visits to US

http://overheadbin.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/01/11476724-tricky-visas-and-unfriendly-security-hampering-foreign-tourist-visits-to-us?lite

Governor Lingle: Americans Losing Trust in TSA

http://hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/6627/Lingle-Americans-Losing-Trust-in-TSA.aspx

Congressman says TSA’s Pistole needs to go

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75698.html

http://www.newsmax.com/US/Broun-Gestapo-TSA-Napolitano/2012/05/01/id/437651

Delegation blasts TSA for terrorizing Missoula girl

http://m.missoulian.com/news/local/delegation-blasts-tsa-for-terrorizing-missoula-girl/article_607331ca-8ffe-11e1-886c-0019bb2963f4.html

Senator Tester Responds To Mother’s TSA Concerns

http://www.nbcmontana.com/news/30957269/detail.html

9/11 Families for a Safe & Strong America » Blog Archive » Debra Burlingame: The TSA is inept; We Must Assure Our Skies Are Both Safe and Friendly‏

http://www.911familiesforamerica.org/?p=6141

Group launches mobile phone app for reporting TSA profiling

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/222791-group-launches-mobile-phone-app-for-reporting-tsa-profiling

NH Senate kills bill over database of TSA abuses

http://www.unionleader.com/article/20120418/NEWS06/704199979

Police: Man strips naked at Oregon airport in TSA protest

http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/18/travel/oregon-airport-naked-protest/

http://www.kgw.com/news/local/Portland-man-goes-naked-to-protest-TSA-actions-147876755.html

Former TSA Head Slams Agency: ‘No More Banned Items’

http://www.businessinsider.com/former-tsa-head-slams-agency–2012-4

No More Elite and First Class Airport Security Lanes?

http://www.cnbc.com/id/46954775

TSA Airport Security: Congress Members Blast Agency

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/26/tsa-airport-security-congress_n_1381065.html

TSA OVERSIGHT: Tell Us Your TSA Story

http://oversight.house.gov/tsa-oversight-tell-us-your-tsa-story/

Rightsizing TSA Bureaucracy and Workforce Without Compromising Security

http://homeland.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-rightsizing-tsa-bureaucracy-and-workforce-without-compromising-security

Murkowski concerned over Escalating T.S.A. expenses

http://www.webcenter11.com/?q=node/167

Hawaii Senate Passes Travelers ‘Bill of Rights’ Resolution Aimed at Curbing TSA Abuses

http://www.hawaiireporter.com/hawaii-senate-passes-travelers-bill-of-rights-bill-aimed-at-curbing-tsa-abuses/123

TSA concerns limit Alaska rep’s travel

http://www.stevenspointjournal.com/usatoday/article/38848723?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

TSA says it will cut down on ‘granny pat-downs’

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-tsa-says-it-will-cut-down-on-granny-patdowns-20120314%2c0%2c6736974.story

Aderholt Questions Pistole on FY13 Transportation Security Administration Budget

http://aderholt.house.gov/news-releases/aderholt-questions-assistant-secretary-pistole-on-fy13-transportation-security-administration-budget/

President’s budget request for TSA for Fiscal Year 2013

http://www.dhs.gov/ynews/testimony/20120228-tsa-fy13-budget-request.shtm

Sen. Collins calls for independent study of airport scanner machines

http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20120228/TRAVEL02/202280302/

Airport security heads list of biz traveler pet peeves

http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2000514

2013 Federal Budget Limits Body Scanners, But Expands Domestic Surveillance

http://epic.org/2012/02/2013-federal-budget-limits-bod.html

Alaska Lawmakers Consider Bill on TSA Pat-Downs

http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/alaska-lawmakers-bill-tsa-pat-downs-15761075#.T0Qin_XEH1U

Utah House resolution calls for end to ‘invasive’ TSA searches

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550212/House-resolution-calls-for-end-to-invasive-TSA-searches.html

Denver mayoral appointee disciplined for bypassing security at DIA

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_19966683

Del. Glass Introduces Bills Addressing Body Searches by TSA Employees

http://www.daggerpress.com/2012/02/24/del-glass-introduces-bills-addressing-body-searches-by-tsa-employees/#comment-99142

Maryland joins states considering handcuffing TSA gropers

http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2012/02/maryland-joins-states-considering-handcuffing-tsa-gropers/

AK Rep Cissna Introduces New TSA Legislation

http://www.akfreedomtotravelusa.com/Legislation.html

White House proposes 2.5% cut for TSA budget

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2012/02/tsa-spending-obama-/627126/1

After TSA complaints, bill would require ‘passenger advocates’ at airports

http://www.metro.us/newyork/local/article/1095443–after-tsa-complaints-bill-would-require-passenger-advocates-at-airports

Private Screeners Won’t Save Money, TSA’s Pistole Says

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-07/private-screeners-won-t-save-money-tsa-s-pistole-says.html

Hearing Questions TSA Resistance to Screening Program

http://www.youtube.com/watch?desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DJDiL5HOctJk&v=JDiL5HOctJk&gl=US

http://www.c-span.org/Events/Hearing-Questions-TSA-Resistance-to-Screening-Program/10737428037/

More Private Screeners to Be Allowed at U.S. Airports Under Bill

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-06/more-private-screeners-to-be-allowed-at-u-s-airports-under-bill.html

TSA Study Concludes Racial Profiling Audit is Possible; Congresswoman Chu Renews Call for TSA Profiling Audit

http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/1607/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=116904

Maine Senator Wants Independent Study of TSA’s Body Scanners

http://politics.slashdot.org/story/12/01/30/1519223/maine-senator-wants-independent-study-of-tsas-body-scanners?utm_source=commentcnt&utm_medium=feed

http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/207911-senate-presses-tsa-to-study-health-risks-posed-by-x-ray-scans

Tell Congress to Support TSA Whistleblower Robert MacLean

http://www.whistleblower.org/blog/31-2010/1701-tell-congress-to-support-faa-whistleblower-robert-maclean

Santorum: TSA should use ‘common sense’

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2012/01/rick-santorum-tsa-profiling-rand-paul-/1

The Cost of Security Hassle (and of Cruddy Infrastructure)

http://m.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/01/the-cost-of-security-hassle-and-of-cruddy-infrastructure/251940

Barbieri readying bill to outlaw TSA pat-downs in Idaho

http://www.idahoreporter.com/2012/barbieri-readying-bill-to-outlaw-tsa-pat-downs-inidaho/

TSA wastes $1.2 billion a year and causes 1,200 unnecessary deaths annually

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=49026

Taxes, airport security will hurt travel: Sabre

http://www.etravelblackboard.com/article/127538/taxes-airport-security-will-hurt-travel-sabre

New Jersey Senate vs the TSA

http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2012/01/new-jersey-senate-vs-tsa/

Broward asks TSA for health information about airport scanners

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-airport-scanners-letter-broward-20120109,0,826736.story

Pro-Passenger STRIP Act Tells TSA “Don’t Touch My Junk”

http://blogs.lawyers.com/2012/01/pro-passenger-strip-act-tells-tsa-dont-touch-my-junk/

RLCNH APPLAUDS N.H. HOUSE FOR PASSING TSA ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY BILL

http://rlcnh.org/press-releases/rlcnh-applauds-n-h-house-for-passing-tsa-accountability-and-transparency-bill/

Rutherford Institute Appeals Dismissal of Lawsuit Against DHS & TSA Over Scanners

https://www.rutherford.org/publications_resources/on_the_front_lines/rutherford_institute_appeals_dismissal_of_airline_passenger_pilot_lawsuit_a

NH Proposed Law Would Criminalize TSA Screeners Who Forbid Recording Of Checkpoints

http://www.pixiq.com/article/nh-mulling-law-that-would-criminalize-tsa-screeners#comment-56970

TSA Workers Want to Arrest You

http://reason.com/blog/2012/01/03/tsa-workers-want-to-arrest-you

Obama signs bill to accelerate TSA screenings for military personnel

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/202141-obama-signs-bill-to-accelerate-tsa-screenings-for-military-personnel

TSA Expands Spot Searches To Union Station

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/12/27/from-planes-to-trains-tsa-expands-spot-searches-to-union-station/

Holiday Blues: 39 Percent Don’t Want to Fly – Washington Whispers

http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2011/12/19/holiday-blues-39-percent-dont-want-to-fly

Alaska Rep. Chris Tuck to TSA: OPT OUT

http://www.alaskatravelgram.com/2011/12/18/video-alaska-rep-chris-tuck-to-tsa-opt-out/

Passenger Advocate Sought for US Airports

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/passenger-advocate-sought-us-airports-15132164#.TuSoE_LEH1U

http://www.wkbw.com/home/Schumer-And-Gianaris-Urge-TSA-To-Designate-Passenger-Advocates-135410523.html

Broun: I’ll go through TSA’s books

http://www.examiner.com/headlines-in-atlanta/broun-i-ll-go-through-tsa-s-books

Blackburn Bill Would Strip TSA Badges and Uniforms | U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

http://blackburn.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=271832

http://blogs.tennessean.com/politics/2011/blackburn-takes-aim-at-tsa-with-strip-act/

Could FBI’s New Definition of Rape Outlaw TSA Pat Downs?

http://www.naturalnews.com/034354_FBI_rape_definition.html

Rep. Broun wants to go through TSA books

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/197959-rep-broun-wants-to-go-through-tsa-books

NY State Sen. Mike Gianaris, calls for investigation of TSA strip searches

http://sunnysidepost.com/2011/12/06/gianaris-calls-for-investigation-into-tsa-strip-search/

http://www.nysenate.gov/news/gianaris-calls-investigation-tsa-strip-search

HNL TSA Officer Accused Of Racial Profiling Has Been Promoted

http://www.kitv.com/r/29904112/detail.html

Terrorist Threats to Commercial Aviation: A Contemporary Assessment 11/30/11 CTC/West Point

http://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/terrorist-threats-to-commercial-aviation-a-contemporary-assessment

Push on to expand private TSA baggage screeners

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/travel/story/2011-11-30/Push-on-to-expand-private-TSA-baggage-screeners/51509760/1

Bill would make TSA screening of U.S. troops faster

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/post/tsa-may-be-forced-to-quickly-screen-us-troops/2011/11/28/gIQAFbR05N_blog.html

Lawmaker challenges TSA on claims of ethnic profiling

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/lawmaker-challenges-tsa-on-claims-of-ethnic-profiling/2011/11/28/gIQAtOiO6N_story.html

Airlines Blame Security Screening for Drop in Ticket Sales

http://nycaviation.com/2011/11/final-call-airlines-blame-security-screening-for-drop-in-ticket-sales-air-france-a340-grounded-due-to-missing-screws/

Screening Still a Pain at Airports, Fliers Say

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/22/business/airport-screening-is-still-a-pain-fliers-complain.html?_r=1&hp

George McGovern calls for eliminating TSA, Homeland Security

http://grendelreport.posterous.com/george-mcgovern-calls-for-eliminating-tsa-hom

Claire McCaskill: TSA pat-downs ‘get ugly’

http://politico.com/news/stories/1111/67995.html

Lawmakers demanding answers over airport security breach exposed by Ch. 2 investigation

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/lawmakers-demanding-answers-over-airport-security-/nFSTJ/

CD-24 | Grant Stinchfield on TSA Bill

http://www.elliscountyobserver.com/2011/09/27/cd-24-grant-stinchfield-on-tsa-bill/

Dems criticize TSA for delaying cargo inspection deadline

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/191151-dems-criticize-tsa-for-delaying-cargo-inspection-deadline

Collins: TSA Security Needs Less Inconvenience

http://www.aviationtoday.com/asw/topstories/74892.html

Congresswoman criticizes TSA for not checking luggage for weapons

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/10/janice-hahn-tsa-guns-checked-bags.html

John Mica Attacks TSA ‘Chat-Downs’ As ‘Idiotic,’ Says Screening Failures Are ‘Off The Charts’

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/24/john-mica-tsa_n_1028898.html

Senators: TSA screeners show ‘arrogant disregard for real Americans’

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/oct/19/senators-tsa-screeners-show-arrogant-disregard-rea/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

Improving Airline Security in the United States June 2011 CTC/West Point

http://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/improving-airline-security-in-the-united-states

U.S. Rep. Kenny Marchant, R-Coppell, wants to give airports the ability to opt out of Transportation Security Administration screenings.

http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/10/01/3412430/jane-nelson-on-track-to-become.html#ixzz1ZfVmk8P0

CATO Institute Future of the TSA

http://www.c-span.org/Events/Future-of-the-TSA/10737424500/

Overhead Bin – ‘Naked’ scanners may soon be on the way out
http://overheadbin.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/09/14/7762175-naked-scanners-may-soon-be-on-the-way-out

Sen. Rand Paul Criticizes TSA Searches at Hearing

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/sen-rand-paul-criticizes-tsa-searches-hearing-14512587

House committee to mark up TSA budget

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/180945-house-committee-to-mark-up-tsa-budget-

TSA Creator Says Dismantle, Privatize the Agency

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=46114

Now Michigan Seeks to Ban TSA Groping!

http://visiontoamerica.org/1762/now-michigan-seeks-to-ban-tsa-groping/

Congressman who helped form TSA says Texas Gov. Rick Perry was right to pursue law against airport patdowns.

http://blogs.star-telegram.com/honkin_mad/2011/08/misdemeanor-offense-to-touch-a-persons-genitals-during-a-patdown-didnt-gain-support-among-texas-lawmakers-the-us-attorney.html#ixzz1Uf7CvI99

Woman found guilty of refusing pat-down at ABIA – Pays Court Cost

http://austin.ynn.com/content/top_stories/279539/woman-found-guilty-of-refusing-pat-down-at-abia

No Felony Charges in TSA Agent Groping Case

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/19/no-felony-charges-in-tsa-agent-groping-case/

Airport security directors criticize TSA, offer Congress recommendations

http://www.securitydirectornews.com/?p=article&id=sd201107kpfVId

Lawmakers dispute TSA’s definition of ‘sensitive’ information – The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/lawmakers-dispute-tsas-definition-of-sensitive-information/2011/07/15/gIQAkqS0GI_story.html

Overhead Bin – TSA: New scanner software will protect passenger privacy

http://overheadbin.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/07/20/7120677-tsa-new-scanner-software-will-protect-passenger-privacy

Florida Citizens, state legislators challenging agency’s airport security procedures

http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tsas-diaper-grope-sparks-more-criticism-feds

Texas lawmakers pass TSA ‘anti-groping’ bills

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/06/texas-lawmakers-pass-tsa-anti-groping-bills/1

National security: Maryland Transit Administration can’t deny photographers the right to take pictures in a public place – baltimoresun.com

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-mta-photography-20110602,0,6046710.story

United States for Travel Freedom Caucus Plans to Stop TSA ‘Abuses’

http://www.hawaiireporter.com/united-states-for-travel-freedom-caucus-plans-to-stop-tsa-abuses/123

Michigan considers banning TSA groping and molestation

http://www.gsnmagazine.com/node/23663?c=state_local_security

Idaho could follow Texas in pushing anti-TSA groping bill « IdahoReporter

http://www.idahoreporter.com/2011/idaho-could-follow-texas-in-pushing-anti-tsa-groping-bill/

Utah lawmaker wants to ban TSA pat-downs – USATODAY

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2011/05/utah-texas-tsa-pat-down-bill/172469/1

House Republicans oppose more airport scanners | Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/12/us-usa-security-scanners-idUSTRE74B6UA20110512

Bill would speed troops through TSA checkpoints – Navy News

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2011/05/military-airport-security-screening-bill-051311w/

Texas House passes bill banning TSA ‘groping’ – Travel – Travel Tips – msnbc.com

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43024996/ns/travel-travel_tips/

Some Republicans support massive TSA cutbacks

http://securitysolutions.com/news/TSAcutbacks/

Expect More States Besides Texas to Address TSA Invasive Pat Downs – Yahoo! News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ac/20110501/tr_ac/8400301_expect_more_states_besides_texas_to_address_tsa_invasive_pat_downs_1

The Lone Star Report – Both Simpson body scanning bills out of committee

http://www.lonestarreport.org/Home/tabid/38/EntryId/1121/Both-Simpson-body-scanning-bills-out-of-committee.aspx

In public statement, TSA lies about the Constitution – Tenth Amendment Center

http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2011/05/14/in-public-statement-tsa-lies-about-the-constitution/

Hawaii, Other States, Form Caucus to Oppose TSA Intrusions

http://www.hawaiireporter.com/hawaii-other-states-form-caucus-to-oppose-tsa-intrusions/123

N.J. lawmakers ask feds to back off full-body scans

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2010/11/new-jersey-full-body-scans/131296/1

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants Tough Rules For TSA

http://www.ktul.com/Global/story.asp?S=13899272

http://www.news9.com/Global/story.asp?S=13907087

New Jersey lawmakers ask feds to back off full-body scans

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2010/11/new-jersey-full-body-scans/131296/1

Alaska Lawmakers Condemn TSA After Cissna Incident

http://www.ktuu.com/news/ktuu-lawmakers-condemn-tsa-after-cissna-incident-20110223,0,1878703.story

New Hampshire vs the TSA?

http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2011/02/new-hampshire-vs-the-tsa/

New Legislation says “No!” to TSA in Texas

http://texas.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2011/03/new-legislation-says-no-to-tsa-in-texas/

Pennsylvania Bill makes Indecent assault during the course of body search a crime

http://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&sessYr=2011&sessInd=0&billBody=H&billTyp=B&billNbr=0852&pn=0881

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