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PRESIDENT'S HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISORY COUNCIL STATEWIDE TEMPLATE

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FACT SHEET:  FY 03 Supplemental Budget Request

The President's FY '03 Supplemental Budget requests $3.5 billion for the Department of Homeland Security to confront threats to the United States and the American people. This request provides the flexibility the Secretary as well as state and local governments need to meet the ever changing nature of terrorism.  more

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge announced today that nearly $600 million has been made available to the states and U.S. territories to better assist state and local public safety and law enforcement personnel to help them prevent, prepare and respond to terrorism.  more

 

FACT SHEET:  FY 2003 Funding

In the past two years the President and Congress have nearly doubled the funding for homeland security. This increase in funds has significantly strengthened America's protections against terrorism. The Department of Homeland Security's top priority is getting this money into the system to fund the programs and buy the equipment that will make America safer.  more

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FACTS FOR MARCH 1, 2003

On March 1, the Department of Homeland Security assumes operational control of nearly 180,000 employees from incoming agencies and offices. In addition, a series of Presidential Directives and Memoranda of Understanding transfer specific authorities and responsibilities to the Department of Homeland Security.  more