Yearly NDAA budget passes the Senate

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The Senate has now passed the National Defense Authorization Act. This is the bill that sets the spending level for the Defense Department and the Military.

The vote in the Senate was overwhelmingly bipartisan; the final Senate vote was 89–10. Last week the NDAA passed the House last week again with overwhelmingly bipartisan support. The vote was 363- 70.

This is a big bill that authorizes more than 768 billion dollars of spending next year. What the House and Senate passed is 25 billion more than President Biden had requested.

This years budget for NDAA includes things like.

A provision to allow women to enter the draft was stripped out of the bill before it was passed.

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Every week hosts of BBP News Podcast Chris Baker and Nick Rodd write about all current events from politics, technology, business and sports news.

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Every week hosts of BBP News Podcast Chris Baker and Nick Rodd write about all current events from politics, technology, business and sports news.