DHS slahes NYC and DC anti-terror funding

TChris notes that The Department of Homeland Security is slashing anti-terrorism funding for the highest-risk regions and giving more money to lower-risk targets, despite having promised to do the exact opposite:
Department of Homeland Security officials on Wednesday announced 2006 grants that slashed money for New York and Washington 40 percent, while other cities including Omaha and Louisville, Ky., got a surge of new dollars.
[...]
The net effect was that the grant to New York City, which was $207.6 million last year, will drop to $124.5 million this year. Washington will see its grant dollars drop to $46.5 million this year from $77.5 million. [NYT]
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