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Shooting Prompts $525 Million Judiciary Security Funding Request

Sept. 9, 2020, 10:45 PM

The federal judiciary is requesting about $525 million in additional funding for security enhancements after a federal judge’s son was killed in an attack on her home.

The judiciary is asking lawmakers to approve $7.2 million for new home security systems for judges, $250 million in for first-year costs to hire 1,000 new deputy U.S. Marshals and a $267 million one-time payment to the Federal Protective Service to update exterior cameras on federal courthouses across the country.

Those funding requests were outlined In a letter to U.S. House and Senate appropriators made public Sept. 9. The judiciary had earlierannounced that...

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