House 9/11 Bill May Face Tougher Going in the Senate

Raising further questions about the bill's future, the Bush administration said it opposed the measure's collective bargaining rights for TSA employees and the cargo-scanning requirement for ships bound for U.S. ports.


But some money has still been guaranteed to every state. The new bill drops the amount from 0.75 percent of the pot to 0.25, or 0.45 percent for states with a foreign border. The amount of money available would be determined later in an appropriations bill.


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