Senate Slogs Through 9/11 Bill

Strohm, Chris; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
March 2007
National Journal;3/10/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p44
The article reports on the status of a U.S. Senate bill that will implement the unfilled recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman is trying to reach agreements on disposing more than 50 amendments. Democrats voted to retain a provision that will give federal airport screeners collective bargaining rights. Senators from states with larger urban areas argue on how to distribute funding in homeland security grants.


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