08 iulie 2020

Defense spending bill includes $1M for Army to change Confederate base names


House Democrats’ version of the annual defense spending bill would give the Army $1 million to help remove Confederate names from bases and other property. The bill would set aside $1 million from the Army’s operations and maintenance account to use on “expenses for the renaming of Army installations, facilities, roads and streets named after confederate leaders and officers,” according to draft text released by the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. The provision is included in the [...]