House Subcommittee Passes $73.3B Military Spending Bill

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 2:57 PM EDT) -- A U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday passed a $73.3 billion spending bill that will cover military construction and veterans affairs matters, up more than a billion from last year’s spending level, but still less than President Barack Obama had requested.

The committee said the legislation, passed by the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, provides the military with the infrastructure needed to house, train and equip military personnel, supports the quality of life of troops and their families, and maintains the existing...
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