REP. KIHUEN APPLAUDS URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE GRANT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Representative Ruben J. Kihuen released the following statement applauding a grant in the amount of $2,837,000 as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) program.
“Las Vegas is a one-of-a-kind city and attracts millions of visitors every year. Because of this, we face unique needs when it comes to public safety. The Urban Area Security Initiative program provides resources to address the needs of high-threat, high-density Urban Areas like Las Vegas and will give our community the tools to prevent, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism in our city. I am thankful that this funding will empower our law enforcement agencies to operate at the highest level and ensure the safety of residents and visitors.”