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Westerman Votes for FY17 Defense Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (June 16) upon passage of H.R. 5293, the FY17 Defense Appropriations Bill:

“Passage of the defense appropriations bill ensures our military is ready for any threats to the United States and our allies,” Westerman said. “This bill provides more than $200 billion for key readiness programs for our troops, providing them the support necessary for combat and peacetime missions. This bill also maintains our military’s technological advantage and supports quality-of-life programs for our troops all while providing responsible funding and strong oversight. I am proud to support our troops with this bill and I thank them for volunteering to keep us safe.”

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