Homeland Security

LI in line for $4.2M in terror-fighting funding

Long Island will receive more than $4.2 million in federal funds to support new counter-terrorism and emergency-preparedness initiatives. All told, nearly $60 million in federal money is being disbursed to counties around New York through a pair of U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant programs. Understandably, the biggest chunks of the federal funding are heading to New York City, which will be awarded roughly $37.5 million. The $1.95 million Nassau County will collect is the…