The largest federal employee union's president said agencies should review policies.
The House voted Tuesday to require the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to spend unclaimed money collected at airport security checkpoints on airport lounges for the military.
The House meets at 10 a.m. for speeches, and then in the afternoon to consider up to 10 suspension bills.
Airlines are criticizing a potential increase in security fees that are added to the price of flight tickets ahead of a potential budget deal, CNN reports.
Previous proposal to reduce the federal deficit have included recommendations to increase the passenger security fee from $2.50 per trip to $5.
The House will pass a bill this week requiring the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to get its technological act together.
A House bill would require the TSA to spend unclaimed money on lounges for military families.
A civil-rights group for citizens of the Sikh faith is updating a mobile phone application that allows airport passengers to report alleged instances of racial or religious profiling by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
The New York-based Sikh Coalition said its FlyRights 2.0 application will allow passengers to copy members of Congress on profiling complaints they submit to the TSA and the Department of Homeland Security.
Gerardo Hernandez was killed during the shooting earlier this month at LAX Terminal 3.
Critics are calling automated exit doors at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport "the official arrival of the police state, according to an NBC News report.
Syracuse Aviation Commissioner Christina Callahan defended the doors in a subsequent interview with The Syracuse Post-Standard, saying they allow officials to keep the terminal more secure.
"It isn't another layer of screening that passengers go through to leave the airport," Callahan said, according to the newspaper.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) held a memorial at its Arlington, Va. headquarters on Monday for its agent that was killed in a shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month.
The ceremony was held in honor of 39 year-old Gerardo Hernandez, who was killed by a rifle-wielding gunman police believe was targeting TSA agents on Nov. 1.
TSA Administrator John Pistole said in his remarks that Hernandez' death was a big loss for the airport security agency.
"All of us gathered here share a common dedication to serve and secure our nation and it is through this commitment that each of us was touched by the loss of Gerardo Hernandez earlier this month," Pistole said.