NSA Panel To Appear Before Senate Committee on Reform Proposals

Review panel has made 46 recommendations


WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) — U.S. surveillance programs must be truly reformed and not just for show, a Democratic Senate committee chief said in announcing a hearing on overhaul proposals.

The Jan. 14 hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss the 46 recommendations of President Barack Obama's outside review panel, which urged the president to impose major oversight and some restrictions on the National Security Agency, said committee Chairman Patrick Leahy D-Vt.