U.S. Department of Homeland Security http://wamc.org en Senator Schumer Calls For Review Of Indian Point Riverfront Security http://wamc.org/post/senator-schumer-calls-review-indian-point-riverfront-security <p>New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer Monday stood alongside the Hudson River waterfront in Peekskill, calling for the Department of Homeland Security to review riverfront security at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.</p><p>New York’s senior senator urged the U.S. Coast Guard, which is under the jurisdiction of the Homeland Security Department, to quarterback the effort to provide a maritime security plan for Westchester County-based Indian Point.</p><p>He says federal, state, and local resources in the form of boat patrols are available.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:23:40 +0000 Allison Dunne 78572 at http://wamc.org Senator Schumer Calls For Review Of Indian Point Riverfront Security Vermont's Norwich U Gets Contract for Cyber War Game http://wamc.org/post/vermonts-norwich-u-gets-contract-cyber-war-game <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont's Norwich University is getting $9.9 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to continue working on a cyber-warfare gaming system. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 72050 at http://wamc.org Vermont's Norwich U Gets Contract for Cyber War Game Obama: NYC Official 'Well-Qualified' For DHS Post http://wamc.org/post/obama-nyc-official-well-qualified-dhs-post <p>President Barack Obama says New York City Police Commissioner Ray&nbsp;Kelly would be "well-qualified" to run the Department of Homeland Security.</p><p>Kelly has been floated as a possible replacement for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. She's leaving to take over the University of California system.</p><p>Obama didn't confirm whether he is actively considering nominating Kelly, saying the commissioner "might be very happy where he is." But Obama says if Kelly isn't, he'd want to know about it because Kelly would be well-qualified for the Homeland Security post.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:40:02 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69384 at http://wamc.org Obama: NYC Official 'Well-Qualified' For DHS Post Westchester Begins Bus Security Campaign http://wamc.org/post/westchester-begins-bus-security-campaign <p>A new advertising campaign in a county in New York’s Hudson Valley calls for citizen vigilance.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:51:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 62619 at http://wamc.org Westchester Begins Bus Security Campaign