Thursday, September 13, 2007

Federal Aid for Homeland Security Equipment Has Hidden Costs for Maine Agencies

Maine law enforcement and emergency response agencies are finding that the federal funds provided under emergency management and homeland security programs have hidden costs. These costs are usually a result of training, replacement parts, and maintenance for the specialized equipment purchased with the federal funds. For more information read the online news article by the Bangor Daily News, September 12, 2007, entitled "Security grants come with a price".

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