>House Passes Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010

>By a vote of 385 to 11, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3619, the Coast Guard Authorization Act for 2010, which strengthens the Coast Guard’s ability to implement its core mission of marine safety. H.R. 3619 authorizes $10 billion in fiscal year 2010, and includes provisions addressing marine safety, Coast Guard management structure, acquisition reform, and workforce development. Full press release.