Senator Hawley Snags Funds For Missouri In 2021 Defense Act

Local News Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Missouri US Senator Josh Hawley says he’s helped to secure funds for Missouri in the 2021 National Defense Act.

Hawley says those funds include $40 Million dollars in construction funds for a new hospital at Fort Leonard Wood.

It also includes $2.9 billion dollars for the Air Force to begin developing the B-21 Raider, which would be based at Whiteman Air Force Base.

Additionally, he snagged $255 million dollars for the T-7 Red Hawk, which would be built in the Show Me State.

The bill now heads to the Senate Floor.

Local News Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

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