Rand Paul detained indefinitely by TSA

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was detained Monday by the Transportation Security Administration in Nashville, Tenn., after refusing a full body pat-down, POLITICO has confirmed. “I spoke with him five minutes ago and he was being detained indefinitely,” Paul spokesperson Moira Bagley said. “The image scan went off; he refused patdown.” Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0112/71818.html#ixzz1kIaze8b8

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Broward to TSA: Convince us airport scanners are safe

Federal officials insisted Tuesday that X-ray scanners used at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are safe for travelers, but Broward County commissioners weren’t convinced. On a split vote Tuesday, a majority of commissioners asked the federal Transportation Security Administration to do more to assure Broward’s travelers that the X-ray scanners are safe, or to ban them […]

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SpectraFluidics Lands $1.3M From TSA for Vapor Detection System

$1.3 M to develop a nose that sniffs bombs like dogs have been doing for decades? Santa Barbara-based SpectraFluidics, a company that specializes in developing and manufacturing trace vapor chemical detection and analysis technology, was recently awarded a $1.3 million contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (DHS/TSA). The scope of […]

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