CRS Report: Base Closure Supporters Should Move Fast

By Dan Dupont / March 15, 2001 at 5:00 AM
While Congress is likely to be more supportive of additional military base closures this year than during the latter years of the Clinton administration, lawmakers who support more closures should move fast to muster support for them, according to a new Congressional Research Service report. The March 7 report notes that Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Carl Levin (D-MI) last month introduced a bill to authorize two new rounds of base closures in 2003 and 2005, a move hailed by...

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