Funding in Bill for new destroyer

11:46 PM, Jan 13, 2014   |    comments
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WASHINGTON - A bill to fund government operations for the rest of this fiscal year includes 100-million dollars toward construction of another Arleigh Burke class destroyer at Bath Iron Works.

Sen. Susan Collins, a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee says she and Sen. Angus King pushed to have the money included in the bill.

The measure awaits approval by the full senate.












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