Congress Wraps Extended Session by Approving Homeland Security Bill

Sanchez, Humberto
October 2004
Bond Buyer;10/13/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31988, p4
Trade Publication
The article highlights that recently the U.S. Congress passed a legislation that would provide $32 billion to fund the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal 2005, including $4 billion for emergency responders. Of the $4 billion for emergency responders, $1.1 billion would be provided for formula grants to states and localities and $1.2 billion would be provided for high-density urban areas, including $150 million for rail security and $150 million for port security, according to the House Appropriations Committee.


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