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Gov. Gregoire’s statement on homeland security task force

For Immediate Release: July 14, 2009

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire today released the following statement on the newly formed task force created by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to review the Homeland Security Advisory System:

“I applaud Secretary Napolitano for pulling together a bi-partisan group of leaders to review the effectiveness of the Homeland Security Advisory System, and have gladly accepted her invitation to serve on the task force.

“It is critical that we have in place the most efficient communication system possible to protect our communities. I look forward to reviewing the nation’s current system to inform the public about threats to our country, and am hopeful we will develop new strategies to create an even more effective communication plan.”