House Judiciary Committee Letter to DOJ on NSA Spying Program

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), along with Subcommittee Chairmen Jerrold Nadler and Robert “Bobby” C. Scott, sent a letter to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, following weekend reports that disputes over the NSA’s terrorist surveillance program involved “massive electronic databases.” The full text of the letter is attached below.

Homeland Security Subcommittee Field Hearing

On May 25, 2007 the House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment, held a field hearing in Bellevue City, WA. The hearing titled “Building a Partnership Strategy: Improving Information Sharing with State & Local Law Enforcement and the Private Sector” looked information sharing among private sector, local, state, and federal entities. These efforts have been ongoing and are under the heading of “Fusion Centers.”