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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