Homeland Security Spending Package Includes $546M in Airport Grants

Sanchez, Humberto
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/17/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32424, p4
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The article reports that the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a $32.8 billion fiscal 2007 spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security. The appropriation includes around $546 million in grants to airports to procure, install, and maintain explosive detection systems. The action clears the way for the House and Senate to begin negotiations over the two versions of the bill in order to send a single piece of legislation to U.S. President George W. Bush.


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