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TSA Has Collected Over $530,000 In Change Left Behind By Passengers

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Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has reported that they had collected over $530,000 in just change that people have left behind while going through airport security.In our busy scrambles to undress and redress in the airport security line, we leave lots of pocket change in those plastic tubs more than $500,000 in the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).Representative Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida, is making a third legislative attempt to have money the TSA collects fund rest and relaxation facilities at airports for military service members.The $531,395 the TSA collected from airports during the last fiscal year was spent on airport security projects, such as translating signs into foreign languages.

Some of the top change collection airports are:

Miami: $39,613
Las Vegas: $26,900
Chicago O’Hare: $22,115
Los Angeles International: $21,916
New York-JFK: $21,201
Dallas-Fort Worth: $21,090
San Francisco: $19,873
Boston: $16,405
Houston-Intercontinental: $16,000
Washington-Dulles: $16,000
Phoenix-Sky Harbor: $10,492
Atlantic City: $350.56
Guam: $1.70

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