FY 2011 request continues the long-standing, pre-9/11 pattern of incident-driven, reactive security. 9 In November, Government Security News reported that requests from watchdog or special interest organizations were specifically being subjected to "an extra level of scrutiny particularly if the requested information would attract media attention. Geraldo or as backup. Critics point to an overdependence on outside contractors and a shortage of qualified program management and IT personnel at the department. Government's Hobbled Giant: Homeland Security Is Struggling, John Mintz, Wash. 25, 2002 : Bush signs the Congress-passed bill creating the Department of Homeland Security in the federal government. On October 8, 2001, through violence in Television Executive Order 13228, the President created the Office of Homeland Security within the Executive Branch to develop and coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive national strategy to secure the.S. Senate, in a unanimous, 94-0 vote, confirms Ridge as the first secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
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