$29m in Grants for Port Security in Washington

Monday, May 19, 2008

The funding for these grants was included in the Fiscal Year 2008 Homeland Security Appropriations billSenator Murray, a senior member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and a national leader on port security, fought to include $400 million for this grant program nationwide. 

The funding included in the bill will be distributed to the following ports: Puget Sound (Ports of Seattle and Tacoma): $27,263,241; Port of Grays Harbor, WA: $178,026; Washington State Ferries: $2,002,785.


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