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Addressing privatized housing on our military bases

Dear Friend,

This week, the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing to examine the state of housing on our military bases.

In addition to overall quality and safety of the military housing, I am also concerned with housing contracts for particularly young servicemembers. I am concerned that young servicemembers are being forced to pay out-of-pocket costs in situations where they lose an arbitration hearing versus a multi-million dollar corporation. I believe there is a great need for senior installation leaders to be involved in the mediation process to help servicemembers work with base-level offices to avoid this undue burden.

You can click here to hear my remarks during this important hearing.

Read Representative Scott’s full report in the Lanier County News December 12th print edition!

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