Defense Bill Passes Senate - Contains $89.5 Million in Funding Secured by Sen. McConnell for Kentucky
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that the FY '08 Defense Appropriations bill containing $89.5 million in funding he secured for several Kentucky defense-related projects has passed the Senate. The bill will now go a House/Senate Conference Committee for consideration.
"The work being done in Kentucky at our military installations, defense facilities and universities is vital to our nation's defense," Senator McConnell said. "This critical funding will help ensure that these efforts to strengthen our national security will continue."
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