SIA’s 2008 Legislative Agenda to Focus on Critical Infrastructure
The Security Industry Association (SIA) announces its 2008 legislative agenda will center on achieving full federal funding to secure the nation’s ports, rails and public transit systems. The 12-point plan also includes advocacy for agriculture, trade, education and healthcare.
“Ensuring the safety of our nation’s critical infrastructure is the prevailing theme throughout our legislative agenda,” says SIA Executive Director and CEO Richard Chace. “SIA will work to secure funds for our ports, hospitals, schools, public transit systems and rails to buy the smartest, most effective security solutions possible.”
The 2008 Legislative agenda highlights include:
“This agenda will help security directors get the funding they need to protect their most valuable assets, their people and facilities,” says Rob Hile, chair of SIA’s government relations committee and vice president of business development, Adesta, LLC.
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