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Proposed bill seeks to boost security at rail stations, ports

(Source: Skift, September 23, 2016)

NEW YORK, N.Y. A group of bipartisan U.S. Senators introduced a bill today that would compel the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to work towards securing trains, highways, and ports more similarly to U.S. airports. Under the new legislation, the TSA will partner with rail providers to check rail passengers against the terrorist watch list, which could result in much more stringent security at passenger rail stations around the country. The number of canine detection teams would be increased as well.

Full story: Skift

Friday, September 23, 2016

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