(Clarion Project) At Senate Commerce Committee session, lawmakers heard that only three airports in the United States require their employees to undergo a security check before they begin their work day.
"Atlanta, Miami, Orlando. What about the other 297 airports nationwide?" asked committee co-chair Senator Bill Nelson (D-Florida).
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) head Robert Neffenger answered that while the TSA has "increased the inspection of employees five-fold in the last five months," more needs to be done.
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Neffenger said that all airports were asked to provide a report by the end of the month assessing their vulnerabilies.