Risk analysis led to grant decisions

Friday, 16 June 2006, 12:30 AM EST

A Homeland Security Department official, responding to lawmakers’ anger over grants cuts to New York and Washington, says the department’s funding allocations to cities nationwide are in line with Congress’ direction to distribute grants by risk.

Congress cut the Homeland Security grants program by about $800 million for this fiscal year, which the department says forced it to make many cuts.

At the Federal Times.

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