29 Sep '13, 11am

US House Votes To Protect Military Pay as Shutdown Looks More Likely

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives doubled down early Sunday on a threat to shut down the federal government unless the White House agrees to a one-year delay in the health care law known as Obamacare. Accompanying their newest short-term funding bill is free-standing measure promising military members, some federal civilians and some federal contractors will be paid even if funds for other government operations expire. Passage of the military pay protection bill shows “we are getting closer and closer to a shutdown,” said Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.Y. The military pay bill passed 420-0 after an hours-long debate on the government shutdown that started Saturday evening. The House took two votes on the government funding bill, delaying Obamacare for one year and rejecting a medical device tax that was part of the bill. If it became law, the Pay our Military Act, the ...

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