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20 Years After 9/11: Transforming DHS to Meet the Homeland Security Mission, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, First Session, September 30, 2021   [open pdf - 324KB]

This is the September 30, 2021 hearing on "20 Years After 9/11: Transforming DHS to Meet the Homeland Security Mission," held before the House Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability of the Committee on Homeland Security. From the opening statement of J. Luis Correa: "As we look back on the last two decades, it is impossible to ignore how much has changed. The threats to our homeland and the ones we face today have grown beyond foreign terrorists to include cyber attacks, climate change, and domestic violent extremism. To meet these new threats, the Department of Homeland Security has evolved as well. A department that was once barely more than a collection of 22 Federal agencies has matured to become more cohesive and, therefore, more effective. But ensuring the Department's many components work together, coordinated in tandem, is a daily effort that still needs much more work. [...] DHS has created new offices to better coordinate information sharing, strategic planning, and overlapping operations. Today, I look forward to hearing from two representatives from DHS's Management Directorate about how the Department has changed and evolved over the last 20 years and how it is taking on new and evolving challenges. I also look forward to hearing from the Government Accountability Office, which has provided consistent oversight over the Department since its creation, especially through its biannual 'High-Risk List,' which is a report that identifies Government operations with significant vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, and abuse and mismanagement." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Chris Currie, Randolph ''Tex'' Alles, and Angela Bailey.

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Serial No. 117-31
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2022
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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