Last night, U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18)—along with Representatives Peter Defazio, Bennie Thompson and John Garamendi—introduced the Pay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that would provide funding for the United States Coast Guard and ensure that active duty and reserve members of the Coast Guard are paid during the government shutdown.
Sen. Nelson applauds vote to give service more resources
The United States Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation to increase funding for the Coast Guard by a 94 to 6 vote today. [Read more…] about Senate Approves Coast Guard Funding Increase