The headline should read: Senators with political incentives urge ACCELERATION OF COAST GUARD DEEPWATER MODERNIZATION PROGRAM
Citing concerns about the safety and efficiency of Coast Guard ships and aircraft, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee chairman Susan Collins (R-Me.) and ranking member Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.) are renewing their call for an acceleration of the 22-year timetable for the Coast Guard’s modernization program, known as the Integrated Deepwater System.
Question for the class: what are the benefits -- economic and political -- which members of the Committee will reap from Deepwater.
Not, of course, that they're not honorable concerns