Bush Signs Supplemental Appropriations Bill

By Dan Dupont / August 2, 2002 at 5:00 AM
President Bush today signed a $28.9 billion supplemental appropriations bill, clearing the way for the Pentagon to receive much-needed funds for the war on terrorism. The bill contains $14.4 billion in Defense Department funding. The "2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act for Further Recovery From and Response To Terrorist Attacks on the United States" provides fiscal year 2002 funds for the war on terrorism; homeland security activities, including critical funding for the Transportation Security Agency; and recovery efforts in New York, the...

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