Thursday, May 26, 2011

What does Homeland Security do exactly?

It's been nine years since the Bush administration created the Department of Homeland Security. What does it do exactly? On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation about Homeland Security. $1.7 billion federal dollars was spent on "domestic security efforts" last year alone, and 268 million went to the state of California. But what is that money actually financing? Join us at 10 or send an email to How has the approach to "security" changed under the Obama administration? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Kathleen McClellan, homeland security & human rights counsel for the Government Accountability Project

Scott Amey, general counsel for Project on Government Oversight

G.W. Schulz, reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting covering homeland security

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