DHS Launches New Grant Website to Deter Domestic Terrorism
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a new website aimed at simplifying access to grants and other resources to deter domestic terrorism acts.
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    New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that another 40,000 public housing residents across the city now have access to free internet and basic cable.
  3. 911 Bipartisan House Bill Looks to Modernize 9-1-1 Systems
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  2. Oregon Tech Students Secure Grant for Mobile Internet Hotspots
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    Through a new virtual reality pilot program, Colorado is looking to modernize how it trains state employees.
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