Members of Congressional Committee to Visit Port of Houston
Democratic members of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security will visit the Port of Houston tomorrow. The democratic members of the congressional committee are reviewing port security strategies and tactics. The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) has applied for approximately $13 million in port security grant funds
. Grants are expected to be awarded in May. Congress has approved an additional $150 million in port security grants
for FY 2003. These funds will be available after the $105 million in supplemental congressional funds for FY 2002 have been awarded.