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N.E. lawmakers rap homeland security cuts

Bill earmarks less for first-responders

By Alan Wirzbicki
Globe Correspondent / October 16, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush is expected to sign homeland security legislation Tuesday that will slash federal funding to prepare police and firefighters to respond to terrorist attacks, prompting criticism from New England lawmakers who say it will leave the region less prepared for a major emergency. (Full article: 788 words)

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