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Missouri Governor Matt Blunt today called on department directors to explain how they're spending homeland security funding. Missy Shelton reports.
Governor Matt Blunt is calling on his department heads to outline how they've spent homeland security funds and how they might spend that money in the future.
Blunt says Missouri has received 125 million dollars and has only spent a fraction of that'And he says there's no system accounting for how most of that money's been spent.
Blunt says one expenditure that *is* known is being criticized by Congress.
Blunt says because of a lack of management of homeland security spending, the state hasn't done a good job making sure Missouri is protected from terrorism.
And Blunt it's important that Missouri spend its homeland security funding wisely because it could be a target for terrorists.
Blunt says he wants his department directors to give him a full accounting of how they've been spending homeland security money by March 31st.