Monday, February 11, 2008

Semper Fi Act (H.R. 5222)


Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) introduced the Semper Fi Act (H.R. 5222), which would strike all fiscal year 2008 earmarks for the city of Berkeley, California, and transfer the money to the United States Marines for recruiting. Read the bill text, which is a reaction to Berkeley’s decision to deem the Marine recruiting station there as “unwelcome,” here:

Read more background on the story here:,2933,327347,00.html.

--Rep. John Kline (R-MN), in light of the City of Berkeley’s hostile treatment of the Marines, introduced a resolution (H.Res. 958) reaffirming the commitment of the House of Representatives to the Marine Corps in defense of the United States. Read more here:

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