Press release: Bingaman talks defense bill, supercommittee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked about the defense authorization bill being debated in the Senate and about funding in the bill to support New Mexico’s military instillations. Bingaman also answered questions relating to the ‘super committee’ announced last week that it could not reach an agreement on how to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman112811m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman talks about funding in the defense authorization bill to support New Mexico’s military instillations.

02:15 – Bingaman talks about how the ‘super committee’s’ announcement last week that it could not reach a deal would affect cuts to Medicare.

06:01 – Bingaman comments on proposed low-level flights by the U.S. Air Force over northern New Mexico and southern Colorado.