There is a report out that the TSA had $600,000 last year to hire additional screeners. Then the Illinois state legislature decided they had better use for that money and raided it. Now, lines are many hours long and the TSA says they need money to hire screeners. Someone needs to check this out. Politicians are by nature greedy, and certainly not above aggrandizing money for their own wallets over the needs of those who elected them, but even for politicians this is ridiculous.
Ginny Kiernan Dahlberg, Belleville
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