U.S. House approves massive defense bill with billions for CT-made weapons systems

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Washington – The U.S. House on Tuesday approved a massive defense bill that would send billions of dollars to Connecticut defense contractors and also make significant changes to Pentagon policy, including a requirement the military remove Confederate names from military bases.

Approved on a bipartisan, 295-125 vote, the  $740 billion National Defense Authorization bill would authorize $4 billion to continue construction on the new Columbia-class submarine, the largest and most expensive submarine Electric Boat has ever  built.

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