TITLE

Top Democrats Pledge to Push Through DHS Bill Despite Bush's Veto Threat

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/26/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32679, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other senators to pass a pending $37.6 billion fiscal 2008 spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security despite the threat of President George W. Bush to veto the measure. The legislation includes $1.83 billion in state and local grants. The $820 million would go to high-threat, high-density urban areas, $400 million to port authorities, and $400 million for intercity passenger rail security.
ACCESSION #
26025763

 

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