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Serial No. 116-11: Securing America's Transportation and Maritime Systems: A Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Requests for the Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, April 9, 2019   [open pdf - 412KB]

This is the April 9, 2019 hearing on "Securing America's Transportation and Maritime Systems: A Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Requests for the Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard," held before the House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security. From the Opening Statement of J. Luis Correa: "The committee is meeting today to receive testimony on the President's fiscal year 2020 budget request for Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, and the U.S. Coast Guard. [...] The TSA, as you know, faces a complex threat picture and constant resource challenges. We have seen in recent years how the growing number of passenger volumes threaten to outpace TSA's ability to securely screen passengers, as long waiting lines and times have grown and created chaos for the aviation industry. TSA has struggled to address persistent morale and attrition problems as well, due in part to staffing shortages. [...] Like the TSA, the Coast Guard faces constant resource challenges as it executes its multi-faceted mission. For years, we have asked the Coast Guard to do more with less. Though they have always risen to the challenge, no organization can be sustained indefinitely by being insufficiently funded. Our long-term failure to invest sufficiently in the fleet recapitalization has begun to affect this Coast Guard's mission readiness." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: David P. Pekoske and Karl L. Schultz.

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Serial No. 116-11
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2019
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