September 08, 2011
Homeland Security Jurisdiction Must Be Consolidated
(WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to Hon. John A. Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, regarding the urgent need for consolidation of legislative and oversight jurisdiction over homeland security matters. This was a key recommendation of the 9/11 Commission and has yet to be addressed.
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