Tag: TSA

TSA Reports All Time Low Number Of Passengers Screened In A Single Day

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) confirmed Wednesday that on Tuesday, the agency saw a record low in the number of passenger screenings in airports nationwide. According to CBS News Transportation Reporter Kris Van Cleave, the TSA screened only about 297,000 people on Tuesday seeing a 16 percent drop from Monday. Tuesday’s screenings were reported to […]

TSA Apologizes for Delays, Promises Hundreds of New Staffers at – KWWL

TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger apologized at a travel conference Tuesday in Houston to the more than 450 passengers who didn’t make it onto their flights overnight Sunday and Monday as the security screening lines crept along at O’Hare.   “We had a significant challenge in Chicago yesterday,” Neffenger said. “I don’t know what that was, but fixing […]

TSA: Beefed up airport security could roil summer travel lines

Bomb blasts in Brussels two weeks ago have caused U.S. security officials to do a reassessment back home, meaning summer travelers will likely see a bigger police presence and more random searches before flying this year.   TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger told reporters Friday that the agency has significantly stepped up its visible presence after […]

Want some Torture with your Peanuts?

Every passenger tracked by a government-funded GPS by P. Jeffrey Black and Jeffrey Denning    Just when you thought you’ve heard it all…   A senior government official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has expressed great interest in a so-called safety bracelet that would serve as a stun device, similar to that […]