July 27, 2007 - AFTER 4 YEAR FIGHT, MARKEY WINS 100% AIR CARGO SCREENING

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, successfully negotiated provisions in the final version of the bill to implement the recommendations of the independent 9/11 Commission that will require screening of 100% of air cargo carried on passenger planes. This bill has passed out of Congress and is ready for the president’s signature. For more information click here.