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Tag: Homeland Security

Urban Politics #192: Seattle’s Homeland Security Costs

March 7th, 2005

City taxpayers and ratepayers funded over half total costs at $45.5 million, or 53% of the total homeland security funding. Consequently, the City relied on significant contributions from its General, Operating, and Capital Improvement (CIP) funds for these security activities. The balance of approximately 47% of the total funding for homeland security activities came from grant sources.


Urban Politics #178: City Council Says No To The Homeland Security Act

April 19th, 2004

On a day that President Bush called for renewal of the Patriot Act, I introduced and got the Council to unanimously pass a resolution opposing new federal legislation that would force local police to enforce immigration laws or lose Federal funding.