A New York senator says a reported al-Qaida plot involving New York's subways and cyanide gas shows how misguided Homeland Security officials are to cut back funds for major cities.
The purported cyanide plot is described in a new book: "The One Percent Doctrine," by author Ron Suskind and excerpted in the current issue of Time magazine.
Democrat Charles Schumer says clearly the threat to New York is very real.
He and other New York lawmakers say they'll work to reverse the Homeland Security decision to cut New York's federal anti-terror allocations by 40 percent.
That works out to some 83 million dollars less than the 207 million the city received last year.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.