The Fallout of Sequester Cuts

April 25, 2013

While every community has, in some way, been affected by the “sequester” imposed on March 1 of this year, it took almost 2 months for the general public – the traveling kind anyway – to start feeling its widespread effects. On Sunday, April 20th, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration furloughed all 47,000 agency employees, including…

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Complaints About Changed Pat-Downs at Airports

November 19, 2010

As previous reported on our blog, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has changed the way it manually searches passengers. In the three weeks since the TSA began more aggressive pat-downs of passengers at airport security checkpoints, traveler complaints have poured in. As reported in today’s NY Times, some offer graphic accounts of genital contact, others…

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