TITLE

Senate Panel OKs $2.4B Over 6 Years to Improve Port Screening

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32373, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of a legislation that would authorize providing multimillion-dollar in grants to port operators over six years to help pay for the cost of security improvements by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee in the U.S. According to Senator Susan Collins, chairman of the committee, the measure would provide much-needed financial assistance to the ports as they seek to strengthen their terrorism prevention efforts.
ACCESSION #
20803446

 

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