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Transit systems may not get upgrades

Security gave way to politics, Democrats say

By Alan Wirzbicki
Globe Correspondent / October 10, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- House and Senate Republican leaders stripped $4.5 billion in funds for mass transit security from homeland security legislation, then forced a quick vote on the streamlined bill last month -- leading angry Democrats to accuse Congress of reneging on a promise to protect the nation's commuters from terrorist attacks. (Full article: 997 words)

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