Committee interested in what responses to Katrina and Rita say about ability to handle terrorist attack.
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Goodwill toward Louisiana might ebb if local leaders can’t convince Congress they’ll spend billions in Katrina aid wisely.
Proposal to close more than 700 Farm Service Agency offices had run into widespread opposition on Capitol Hill.
Internal disagreement had developed about what discretionary programs might be exempt from reductions.
Members of panel disagree with key senators on proposal to change formula for first-responder grants.
Homeland Security secretary says 1,500 Border Patrol agents are being hired to beef up enforcement.
Proposed policy includes strict guidelines for approving construction projects.