Tillis Secures $1.8 Billion for NC Military Installations in Defense Authorization Legislation

Tillis Secures $1.8 Billion for NC Military Installations in Defense Authorization Legislation

December 12, 2019

 

On December 11, 2019,  Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, secured the authorization of $1.821 billion for North Carolina military installations in the final National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. The legislation passed out of conference committee on a bipartisan basis includes funding for Hurricane Florence recovery.

“North Carolina’s military installations continue to play a crucial role in protecting the United States against threats all across the world,” said Senator Tillis. “I’m proud that I was able to secure more than $1.8 billion in authorized funding for North Carolina, which will support our brave men and women in uniform and help Camp Lejeune recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence.”

Sources: tillis.senate.gov, wcti12.com