Representative Edward J. Markey (MA-07), who organized the letter, said, “
“The Department’s decision to cut homeland security assistance to
“It is unacceptable that DHS has again cut counterterrorism funding for
Representative Stephen Lynch (MA-09), member of the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, said, “Lowering the security profile for the Greater Boston area and slashing homeland security funding for
The members’ letter was signed by Sens. Kennedy and Kerry and Reps. Markey, Olver, Neal, McGovern, Frank, Tierney, Capuano, Lynch and Delahunt. The text of the letter follows.
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July 27, 2007
The Honorable Michael Chertoff