P.L. 109-148, The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006 (2 comments ↓)

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H.R. 2863 appropriates funds in Fiscal Year 2006 for the Department of Defense; directs the Secretary of the Interior to implement an oil and gas leasing program for the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR); makes payments to Alaska; funds the Gulf Coast Recovery and Disaster Prevention Assistance Fund; appropriates funds for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program; appropriates funds for agricultural and wildlife conservation and various activities of the Department of Homeland Security; and prohibits suits under federal and state law against manufacturers and health care workers for injuries caused by certain medical products used to counter pandemic influenza, other epidemics, and diseases caused by bioterrorism.

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June 18, 2005, 1:16pm (report abuse)

National defense is important. I'd be willing to pay about half of what this bill costs me. I'm absolutely sure that waste could be cut out of the defense budget without limiting the protection of our country.


June 19, 2005, 12:47pm (report abuse)

so much money for tools of killing

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