Congressman Rogers Votes for Federal Funding for Homeland Security

U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) applauds the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving the fiscal year 2018 federal funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The legislation provides $44.3 billion for DHS, which includes $1.6 billion to construct a southern border barrier and other security improvements, meeting the full White House request.┬áThe bill targets critical programs such as aviation security, border and immigration enforcement, customs activities, protection against cyberterrorism, natural disaster response, and efforts to stop the smuggling of drugs and people into the U.S.

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