Bush Approves $34.8B in FY 2007 Funds for Dept. of Homeland Security

Sanchez, Humberto
October 2006
Bond Buyer;10/5/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32481, p8
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The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush has approved a bill that will fund Department of Homeland Security amounting $34.8 billion for fiscal 2007, including grants to state and local emergency first responders and for airports for explosive-detection systems. In signing the bill, President Bush has underscored his commitment to reduce illegal immigration, which he stressed strains state and local budgets and touted the about $1.2 billion bill to strengthen the border.


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