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Terror Alerts Revive Security Fund Debate

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Terror Alerts Revive Security Fund Debate

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Terror Alerts Revive Security Fund Debate

Terror Alerts Revive Security Fund Debate

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New York and New Jersey urge Congress to follow the 9-11 Commission's recommendation that federal money to prevent terrorism be spent primarily in areas at the highest risk of attack. Currently, federal funds are spread to states across the country. Lawmakers representing those states are reluctant to change the formula. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.