$91M in FEMA Funds For Illinois

Chicago to get more than $55 million of it

Thursday, Jun 18, 2009  |  Updated 11:30 AM CDT
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$91M in FEMA Funds For Illinois

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Given a little more time, Illinois may be prepared for whatever disasters befall it.

Given a little more time, Illinois may be prepared for whatever disasters befall it.

Federal grants totaling about $91 million are set to pour into the state from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Crain's Chicago Business reported.

In Chicago, $52.3 million will fund the Urban Areas Security Initiative to “enhance urban preparedness capabilities in the Chicago area, one of 62 high-threat, high-density areas,” according to a news release from the office of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin,

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