Comments for: House passes $42.3B homeland security funding bill

Posted June 02, 2011, at 10:09 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House on Thursday passed a $42.3 billion budget for the government’s homeland security efforts after a debate that demonstrated resistance for some of the spending cuts required under austere budget times. The measure passed 231-188 after lawmakers eased cuts to popular grant programs for local fire …

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