State of Illinois secondary Archives: on Homeland Security

Mark Kirk: No F-25 engine; no joint forces command

We have Congressional leaders that are not interested in spending restraint at all. I back spending restraint across the board. Like at the DOD: no second engine for the F-35 Fighter, closing down joint forces command, across the board reductions.

We should have a new Grace Commission put forward with base-closing powers, with just one up-or-down vote.

When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth.

Source: NBC's Meet the Press: 2010 IL Senate debate Oct 10, 2010

Paul Schimpf: I demanded our veterans be given proper medical treatment

In the Illinois legislature, I sponsored legislation to provide additional protections for our law enforcement and first responders. And as Minority Spokesman for the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, I demanded our veterans be given proper medical treatment and held both Republican and Democratic administrations accountable for the avoidable tragedies in our veterans homes.
Source: 2021 IL Gubernatorial campaign website Nov 15, 2021

Tammy Duckworth: Support troops; root out waste in Defense Department

As a former Army officer, she understands the security challenges our nation must contend with and the risks our Armed Forces face. As a Senator, she is committed to ensuring American troops have the equipment and technology they need to keep our nation safe, and to supporting policies that improve their quality of life. She is also committed to rooting out waste within the Department of Defense and opposing harmful policies that discriminate against or dishonor our nation's warriors.
Source: 2021 IL Senate campaign website Oct 11, 2021

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