Sen. Moran Addresses Secretary Napolitano

SEN. MORAN ADDRESSES SECRETARY NAPOLITANO ABOUT THE NEED FOR THE NATIONAL BIO AND AGRO-DEFENSE FACILITY

“We can ascertain that the risk is very much with us — it’s with us now — and we know that the existing facility we have is too small and too antiquated to take us where we need to be.” —Secretary Napolitano

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) asked Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano for her assessment regarding the need for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) during a U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Hearing.

 Sen. Moran asked Secretary Napolitano to update the subcommittee regarding what the state of Kansas is doing to make this project more affordable for the federal taxpayer. He also asked Sec. Napolitano to discuss the immediate need and threat Americans face if construction of the facility fails to move forward.