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The NFL, Not the Federal Government, Should Pay for Super Bowl Security

| Jan. 28, 2019

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We just came out of the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history — during which many federal agents, including, but not limited to, employees of the Secret Service, Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), FBI, FEMA and TSA were required to work unpaid. And we're just a few days from the Super Bowl, an event that carries a hefty price tag for law enforcement agencies, including at the federal level....

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Juliette Kayyem