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Rep. Norton backing plan to improve rail security

(The Associated Press distributed the following article on May 13.)

WASHINGTON -- D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is behind a plan to improve rail security.

The Democrat announced on Thursday that she's introducing a plan to improve security for passenger rail systems, including Metro.

She says Congress has appropriated only $248 million for rail security compared to $14.5 billion for airline security since September 11th.

Thursday, May 13, 2004

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