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Why Cars, Produce are Taking a Hit from Trump’s Latest Border Moves

Gary Becker spoke with PBS about the Trump administration’s decision to temporarily reassign inspectors away from ports of entry to focus on migrants and the implications border wait times and trade.


Improving DHS Rulemaking through Public Comments on Regulatory Costs

Though regulations are intended to advance public wellbeing, during the rulemaking process, federal agencies often make missteps in factoring potential costs imposed by regulatory actions. This is where public participation in the regulatory process is essential.


Regulatory Accountability Act – How You Can Help Improve DHS Regulations

The regulatory process needs public input to guide how rules are designed and implemented. This means businesses, organizations and individuals should take part through public comments. It could help you save money.


Ten Things: Preparing for When ‘Bad Things’ Happen

In a recent post, legal expert Sterling Miller writes about the critical role SAFETY Act plays in effective emergency preparedness and liability coverage and notes David Olive's expertise on the subject.


Free Webinar: Shaping Your Company's Future with the SAFETY Act – September 4, 2013

The purpose of the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act is to ensure that the threat of liability does not deter potential providers of anti-terrorism technologies from developing and commercializing products and services that could save lives....


Security Ramped up For All-Star Game

For all the preparation and hard work the American League and National League All-Stars have put into their respective seasons to reach this point, the New York City Police Department’s put in as much, if not more, to ensure...


DHS Deputy Secretary Lute Gives a Nod to the SAFETY Act

Written Testimony of DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute for a House Committee on Homeland Security, March 14, 2013.


McWhorter to Discuss SAFETY Act at Shopping Center Security Leadership Summit

On March 20-21, the International Council of Shopping Centers and National Center for Security Research and Training will host the Shopping Center Security Leadership Summit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There, Catalyst Principal Dr. David McWhorter will speak about using...


Yankees Win Protection Against Terrorism – McWhorter on SAFETY Act

The New York Yankees Baseball Club recently received SAFETY Act certification from the Department of Homeland Security. Becoming SAFETY Act-certified is a complex but critical endeavor, which is why Catalyst Partners helped the Yankees navigate the DHS process. Catalyst's...


Expensive UAVs Generate Buzz but Few Results

I've been writing about the use Predator UAVs and their exorbitant cost for some time. It would seem there are many far better (and far cheaper) ways to patrol U.S. borders and other areas from above. The Center for...



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