House Committee Continues Fight To Stem Defense Cuts

Law360, New York (May 7, 2012, 6:05 PM EDT) -- The House Armed Services Committee's markup of the 2013 defense authorization act published Monday expands its subcommittees' attempts to reverse proposed Defense Department cuts, adding funding to save Air Force troop transports and measures aimed at protecting the defense industrial base.

The armed services subcommittees already had restored funding for several programs that President Obama placed on the chopping block in his $525 billion budget request for 2013, reviving the Northrop Grumman Global Hawk drone program and ordering the military to buy more ships and tanks...
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