Lawmakers to oppose TSA screening techniques

State Sen. Diane Allen (R-Edgewater Park), state Sen. Michael Doherty (R-Washington Twp.) and other legislators will join Deborah Jacobs, executive director for the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, at the Statehouse on Monday to discuss their opposition to the new Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) screening procedures at United States’ airports and the nationwide reports of passenger abuse.

Doherty, Allen, and Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Assemblywoman Alison McHose, Assemblyman John DiMaio and Assemblyman Erik Peterson will announce the introduction of a resolution urging Congress to immediately review the new TSA screening procedures and the reports of passenger abuse occurring at airports.

The press conference is scheduled for Monday at 12:00 in Room 103 of the state house.

Lawmakers to oppose TSA screening techniques