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Feds to fund security cameras at Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Federal economic recovery funds will pay for new closed circuit television systems at Spokane International Airport designed to improve security.

Gov. Chris Gregoire said the state's second largest commercial airport will receive $1.1 million of the total $7.7 million that was available for national distribution.

Closed circuit television systems are used at airports across the country. The Transportation Security Administration has collaborated with 62 airports to expand these systems to increase safety for airport facilities and employees.


Washington state is administering the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investments with an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability. Gregoire created a new Web site, www.recovery.wa.gov, so every Washingtonian can see where tax dollars are going and hold government accountable for the results. Visit the main American Recovery and Reinvestment Act here: http://www.recovery.gov/.

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