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Friday, April 04, 2003  

Priorities:

"The Senate rejected, 50 to 47, a proposal by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) to spend $30 million on the development of countermeasures to protect commercial airliners from heat-seeking, shoulder-fired missiles that authorities are concerned may be used by terrorists.", and "rejected, 52 to 46, ...a proposal by Sen. John Breaux (D-La.) to add $2.9 billion for border and transportation security."

but:
"Both houses...added money -- $3.2 billion by the House and $2.7 billion by the Senate -- to help the nation's struggling airlines with terrorism-related security costs."

posted by Louis | 12:37 PM

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