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Beshear announces $4 million in homeland security grants

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that 125
projects across Kentucky will be funded with $4.1 million in
homeland security grants.
The federal funding will support 911 systems, mobile computers
and radios, bomb detection devices and first-responder training.
Beshear says the projects will "strengthen the effectiveness of
our first responders" as they protect residents from natural and
man-made disasters.
Gene Kiser, who is acting executive director of the Kentucky
Office of Homeland Security, said that office received 303
applications for grant money.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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