Congress Funds DHS, FIRE Grants

January 2008
Fire Chief;Jan2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p15
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The article reports on the passing of the fiscal year 2008 omnibus appropriations bill by the U.S. Congress, by which the president signed into law. It is reported that the approximately $550 billion bill for the federal government includes funding for the Department of Homeland Security. The legislation also includes several successes for America's fire service, including an increase of $13 million for the FIRE Grant program.


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