Second round of $7.1 billion funding request is likely to come after lawmakers are convinced that existing money is being put to good use.
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Senate bill making it easier for rural areas to capture grants is unacceptable, leader of House committee says.
Homeland Security officials announce an acquisition strategy for first phase of the Secure Border Initiative.
Army argues it must make changes to pay for technology modernization programs, equipment.
President cites fiscal, operational concerns in opposing measure.
Report contradicts longstanding Air Force claims that aircraft were aging and in disrepair.
Local officials encourage DHS to clearly outline the administration’s priorities for grant money so cities are in a stronger position to compete.
Congress is increasingly wary of efforts to downsize state-run units.
Senior staffer says it's the "only budget in town that is going to continue to see growth."
Department needs to complete a strategic plan to indicate how the program fits with other border security initiatives, GAO says.