|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 23 Sep 2009 18:42:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Obama opposes non-cost transfers|
President Obama opposes Speaker Pelosi on Treasure Island Navy base By Roxana Tiron The Hill (DC) September 22, 2009President Barack Obama has shot down a little-known provision in a massive Pentagon policy bill that would have greatly benefited House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's district.
Pelosi (D-Calif.) is among dozens of lawmakers pressing for language in the House version of the 2010 defense authorization bill that would transfer closed military bases, at no cost, to local authorities for economic development.
But the White House is opposed to the provision, saying it would provide "potential windfalls" for private developers.
... For the entire article, see http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/59697-president-maroons-speaker-on-treasure-island -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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