A Win-Win For Military Bases And Local Governments

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 12:34 PM EDT) -- Late last year, Congress passed a new law that could be a revenue generator for cash-strapped state and local governments. Section 331 of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act[1] — the annual bill that authorizes the programs and activities of the U.S. Department of Defense — permits the military services to enter into intergovernmental support agreements with state and local governments for the provision of “installation support services.”

These agreements could be a game-changer for cash-strapped localities because cities would be paid for services provided to...
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