Bishop pleased with passage of bill that includes $39 million for Fort Benning


Bishop pleased with passage of bill that includes $39 million for Fort Benning

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. said Thursday he is pleased with the passage by the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs of the first of 12 spending bills that the House will consider for FY2018 appropriations.

According to a press release, included in that bill is $28 million for a Fort Benning training support facility and $10.8 million for a Fort Benning air traffic support tower.

Bishop, who represents Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District, is a senior member of the committee.

“Today the appropriations committee came together in a bipartisan fashion to meet the needs of our service …

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