It's Taking Too Long to Reauthorize DHS, House Homeland Chair Says

Nextgov: It’s taken “too long” for Congress to reauthorize the Homeland Security Department, the department’s chief House overseer said Monday, arguing it’s “demoralizing” for agencies to work for years on end without Congress’s official backing.

The House passed legislation to reauthorize the department for the first time in its 15-year history in July.

The Senate Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday as it prepares its version of the reauthorization plan.

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