Stimulus Bill Includes $2.8 Billion For DHS

Biesecker, Calvin
February 2009
Defense Daily;2/12/2009, Vol. 241 Issue 26, p8
Market Research Report
The article reports that U.S. House and U.S. Senate negotiators on February 12, 2009, agreed to a compromise stimulus bill that includes spending on new and emerging screening technologies at airports and additional funding for the electronic border fence program as part of a $2.8 billion funding wedge for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The funding set aside for the DHS includes $1 billion for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.


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