TSA moves slowly in spending $1B in stimulus funds – Related Stories – AIA dailyLead

The Department of Homeland Security this week moved ahead with stimulus spending projects for the Coast Guard and the Border Security Deployment Program, which seeks to modernize 41 land ports of entry along the Canadian and Mexican borders. Meanwhile, the TSA — the single largest recipient of DHS stimulus funds — is moving more deliberately, purchasing just $165 million in explosive detection systems and passenger screening equipment out of its $1 billion allotment.