Homeland Security Watch

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June 8, 2009

Homeland security this week

Filed under: General Homeland Security — by Philip J. Palin on June 8, 2009

Following are a few Homeland Security events for the coming week.  For more information  access the embedded links.  Please use the comment function to identify other events you would like to bring to readers’ attention.  If you are attending or monitoring any of these events, please use the comment function to report out to the rest of us.

Monday, June 8

5:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security will meet to mark-up the FY2010 DHS appropriations bill.

2:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C.  Brookings Institution hosts a status report on the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

3:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. Woodrow Wilson International Center hosts a panel discussion on US-Mexican relations.

Tuesday, June 9

2009 Urban Area Security Initiative Conference opens in Charlotte, North Carolina and continues through Thursday.

Governors’ Homeland Security Advisory Council meets in Arlington, Virginia.

10:00 am (eastern) Washington D.C. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Communications Preparedness and Response will hold a hearing on the 2010 FEMA budget.

2:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C.House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity and Science and Technology will hold a hearing on the 2010 DHS budget.

Wednesday, June 10

10:00 am (eastern) Washington D.C. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs will hold a hearing to consider two DHS nominations.

2:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection will hold a hearing on the 2010 DHS budget.  (Appears on DHS schedule but not Committee schedule, worth re-confirming.)

Thursday, June 11

10:00 am (eastern) Washington D.C. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border, Maritime and Global Counterterrorism will hold a hearing on the 2010 DHS budget.

Friday, June 12

3:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a review and discussion on cybersecurity with Melissa Hathaway.

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1 Comment »

Comment by William R. Cumming

June 8, 2009 @ 7:23 am

Is it just me? Looks like the House Homeland Security Committee at all time high of irrelevance. Thanks Bennie! Its subcommittees looking at DHS component budgets after DHS SubCommittee markup in Appropriations Committee! Or are they hoping for next year to have an impact? Really they [House Homeland Security Committee] are out of it!

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