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SIA pursues waiver to increase flow of port funding from DHS

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12/04/2012

WASHINGTON—The election is a memory, the robocalls have ceased and Congress is locked in a lame-duck session. While the so-called “fiscal cliff” is generating the lion’s share of discussion inside the Beltway, port funding is the talk of the town in the security profession.

Lame ducks and partisan muck: Security bills await action in D.C.

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10/22/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine—Can the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress get off the ground, or will the nation’s business—and legislation of interest to the security industry—continue to grind along in the jaws of partisan gridlock?

SIA urges industry to tell candidates that security matters

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09/19/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine—Summer is over, the political conventions are a memory and Congress is back in session. Pressure is building on Capitol Hill about how to fund the federal government through March 2013, with items of great interest to the security industry hanging in the balance.

Industry looks to conventions for clues about security funding

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08/27/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine—With Congress in recess in mid-August, security industry watchdogs geared up for two big events outside the Beltway: the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this week, and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 4-6.

Legislative Roundup: Congress keeps industry busy

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07/31/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine—This month we’re launching a monthly roundup of legislative news, both state and federal, of interest to security and fire integrators, installers and monitoring companies.

House passes Secure Border Act

Bill goes to Senate with provisions important to security industry
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07/16/2012

WASHINGTON—The Security Industry Association announced some good news for the industry in June: The House has passed H.R. 1299, the Secure Border Act.

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