Committee Approves First-Responder Spending

Sanchez, Humberto
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/3/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31897, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's approval of legislation that would provide $3.4 million in fiscal 2006 to states and cities. Broadening of the measure to help the nation's emergency response personnel prepare to respond to natural disasters as well as acts of terrorism; Stipulation under the bill that 30 percent of the funds would be equally divided between states to provide a minimum amount of first responder funding.


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