4/13/2011

Some House Democrats this week continued to push for the Transportation Security Administration to switch to biometric screening for airline crews. Current law allows the TSA to put a biometric system in place. "The inclusion of a biometric component is an important step in the augmentation of a risk-based aviation security program," Reps. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, wrote in a letter to TSA Administrator John Pistole.

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