Three states are combining forces in an effort to mount a last-ditch appeal to rescue the $40 million New York City needs to finish building a terrorism defense system. In a letter sent to House and Senate leaders, the 42 legislators from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are calling for the funds to be approved.
The government has been investing in radiation detectors and other measures for the last three years to guard the city from someone trying to sneak in a dirty or nuclear bomb.
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