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Senate Democrats question DHS funding on election security, while CISA officials stress its priority

November 20, 2019 |
Rick Weber
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Senate Democratic leaders on homeland security issues are questioning DHS' commitment to election security, describing the department's proposed budget for fiscal 2020 as pulling back on supporting state-level activities for defending against foreign interference.

“We write to you to express our concern about a potential shortfall in funding for the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) and to ask that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fully fund these efforts,”...

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