Johnson, Ron

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Child Migrant Crisis
 

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations holds a hearing on issues with procedures used by the Department of Health and Human Services to handle unaccompanied immigrant children in the United States.

Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services are among the witnesses expected to testify.

Senate Republicans Tout Victories in New Video
 

Senate Republicans are taking a victory lap as 2015 comes to a close, highlighting their accomplishments in a new video.

The video, titled "A New Approach," was released by the Senate Republican Conference Friday morning and features more than a dozen senators listing a number of accomplishments from the past year.

Lawmakers Split on Refugee Vetting Process
 

Members of the Foreign Relations and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committees Sens. Bob Corker, Thomas R. Carper, Benjamin L. Cardin, Ron Johnson, Christopher S. Murphy and Chris Coons speak to CQ Roll Call about the Syrian refugee vetting process. 

Lawmakers Call for Policy Changes to Defeat ISIS
 

A day after a Russian plane was brought down by what officials suspect to be a bomb planted by the Islamic State, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Rep. Ed Royce and Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee speak to CQ Roll Call about their concerns regarding the Islamic State. 

Royce, who has held several testimonies on the threats faced by the group, said the current White House strategy needs to change.

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Federal Prison System
 

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds an oversight hearing on the federal prison system. Department of Justice officials and Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” are among the witnesses expected to testify.

What You Missed: OPM Chief Testifies Before Senate on Data Breach
 

Senators questioned officials about two Office of Personnel Management breaches affecting millions of federal employees at Thursday’s Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing.

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on OPM Data Breach
 

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds a hearing on a data breach at the Office of Personnel Management announced earlier this month. Reports have linked Chinese hackers to the breach, which may have exposed personal information of millions of current and former federal employees.

Since a House Oversight hearing on the breach last week, some lawmakers have called for the resignation of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta.

Senate Hearing Evacuated for Reported Bomb Threat
 

A Senate hearing on the Transportation Security Administration was forced to recess Tuesday due to a reported bomb threat in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, told those attending the hearing in SD-342 to leave "in an orderly fashion … as quickly as possible" shortly after noon.