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Thomson Bill Heads To U.S. House

By aaroncynic in News on May 19, 2010 9:40PM

Tomorrow, the House is scheduled to mark up H.R. 5136, the Military Construction Authorization Act for FY 2011. Inside the budget request lies a $350 million “transfer” fund which allows the Obama administration all the provisions it needs to close Guantanamo Bay. It also includes the purchase of the fiercely debated prison in Thomson, Illinois.