Governor’s Hochul announced $246 million in federal funding allocated to supporting counterterrorism and emergency preparedness efforts across New York. Cortland County will receive over $51,000 of that assistance.
The money is provided to support regional homeland security preparedness efforts, including planning, organization, equipment, training and exercise activities critical to improving and sustaining community prevention, protection, response and recovery capabilities. The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services manages these endeavors in close coordination with local and area leaders.
“The more than $246 million announced will be critical to help law enforcement agencies across New York continue their emergency preparedness and anti-terrorism efforts”, says Govenor Hochul.