Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at 7:31 AM
Devastating events like the attacks of September 11th and Hurricane Katrina thrust emergency preparedness to the forefront of national consciousness. But while the push to make the country safer comes from the top, state and local agencies must juggle resources to meet federal expectations. Ohio was recently awarded more than $75 million in federal funding for Homeland Security. Yesterday on 90.3's the Sound of Ideas, several state and local officials told us just how they thought the money would best serve Ohioans. ideastream's Gretchen Cuda reports.