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  • Congress gutted defense appropriations to fund teacher bailout

    08/13/2010 7:54:20 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Govtrack.com ^ | 8/11/2010 | Govtrack
    The link at Thomas.gov for HR 1586 doesn't work because Congress doesn't want the details of this bill revealed. Congress paid for the teacher bailout with defense cuts. Here are some of the "recissions":Sec. 303. Of the funds appropriated in Department of Defense Appropriations Acts, the following funds are rescinded from the following accounts in the specified amounts: ‘Aircraft Procurement, Army, 2008/2010’, $21,000,000; ‘Procurement of Weapons and Tracked Combat Vehicles, Army, 2008/2010’, $21,000,000; ‘Procurement of Ammunition, Army, 2008/2010’, $17,000,000; ‘Other Procurement, Army, 2008/2010’, $75,000,000; ‘Weapons Procurement, Navy, 2008/2010’, $26,000,000; ‘Other Procurement, Navy, 2008/2010’, $42,000,000; ‘Procurement, Marine Corps, 2008/2010’, $13,000,000; ‘Aircraft...