House panel wants $5.3B more for weapons

House panel wants $5.3B more for weapons

There are 1 comment on the Air Force Times story from May 15, 2012, titled House panel wants $5.3B more for weapons. In it, Air Force Times reports that:

A powerful House defense spending panel has recommended adding more than $5.3 billion to the Pentagon's procurement accounts in 2013 to buy more aircraft, ships, vehicles and weapons, according to a report.

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Corporare greed

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#1 May 16, 2012
Lockheed's government contracts set wages and benefits, with the money earmarked for health insurance adding up to around $1,600 to $1,700 a month per worker. By shifting employees into its Healthworks program, the company gets the cost it pays for coverage down to around $420 a month--and basically pockets the rest.

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