6/28/2010

Congress has approved more than $33 billion to make air travel safer in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, writes Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., but more still needs to be done. Richardson urges the passage of the Transportation Security Authority Authorization Act, which would provide more training for TSA officers, boost security at general aviation airports, add more bomb-sniffing dogs and more. Though both chambers passed the legislation months ago, it is "now bottled up in conference," she writes.

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