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DHS Is House Office Security King

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"The Department of Homeland Security provides a security checkpoint for entry similar to what you see when you enter the Congressional office buildings or other federal buildings in D.C. — an armed guard, a metal detector and an X-ray machine," said Olver's chief of staff, Hunter Ridgeway. "DHS bills us, and we don't have a choice on the matter as long as we are in that building."

The payment is inflated at the moment, Ridgeway added, because the building is not full. When more tenants move in, he said, they expect the monthly security fee to drop.

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