Tag Archives: Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Senate Clears Emily Murphy as Next GSA Administrator

The Senate has approved the nomination of Emily Webster Murphy, former senior adviser to the acting administrator of the General Services Administration, to be the next leader at GSA. GSA said Tuesday the unanimous decision came after Murphy discussed her priorities and vision for the agency’s advancement at a Senate Committee on …

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Sen. Tom Carper: HQ Consolidation Could Save DHS $1B

A report from Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) estimates that the Department of Homeland Security will save nearly $1.2 billion over 30 years if DHS completes the  consolidation of its headquarters at the St. Elizabeths West campus in Washington, D.C. The report, titled “DHS Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths: Better Results for Less Money,” recommends the incoming administration …

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CBO: Insider Threat Mitigation Bill Would Not Affect DHS Spending

The Congressional Budget Office has said a proposed House bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security to set up a program to safeguard DHS networks from insider threats would not affect the department’s net direct spending. CBO said in a report published Monday the Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of …

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