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Congressman continues effort to increase military pay

Original post made on Mar 21, 2011

Congressman Jerry McNerney reintroduced legislation on Wednesday to increase certain types of military specialty pay for the first time in years. H.R. 1110, the Combat Act, increases hostile fire pay, imminent danger pay, hazardous duty pay and family separation allowance. Congressman Jerry McNerney reintroduced legislation on Wednesday to increase certain types of military specialty pay for the first time in years. H.R. 1110, the Combat Act, increases hostile fire pay, imminent danger pay, hazardous duty pay and family separation allowance. H.R. 1110 is expected to be referred to the House Committee on Armed Services for consideration.

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Posted by George
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:30 am

McNerny should be spending his time looking for ways to cut spending. But, alas, it's not in his genes. As retired military, his sentiment is appreciated. As a fiscally responsible citizen, I can't support his spending habits. Now is not the time to give raises to anyone... not even our deserving warriors.


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Posted by Vicki
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 21, 2011 at 7:16 am

Perhaps if we had to pay our warriors more, we would think longer before sending them into harm's way?


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Posted by Moonbeam
a resident of Diablo
on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:54 pm

He voted for Obama care without reading the bill. No longer can he be trusted.


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Posted by jrm
a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm

jrm is a registered user.

What's Harmer doing? Is he moving yet?


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