Clinton signs DOD funding bill

Clinton signs DOD funding bill

Military personnel will receive a 3.7 percent pay increase under the Defense Department fiscal 2001 appropriations bill, HR 4576, which President Clinton signed into law this month.

The measure fully funds modernization programs that will ensure 'our technological edge in the 21st century,' Clinton said.

But he criticized some aspects of the bill: 'Unfortunately, HR 4576 goes beyond what is necessary, providing funding for a host of unrequested programs at the expense of other core government activities.'

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