Stalled bill could hamper work on StratCom HQ, key senator says

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Posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:00 am

WASHINGTON — Construction of a new headquarters for U.S. Strategic Command could run into problems if Congress does not act quickly on a stalled defense policy bill, a key lawmaker warned Monday.

Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, pointed to $136 million authorized by the annual legislation for continued construction of the facility at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha.

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