Good News for Schuyler and Mass


#1

https://www.workboat.com/news/government/trump-budget-fund-new-ships-two-state-academies/


#2

Why would they not build one new NSMV and share it between say Mass, SUNY, and KP to start?


#3

His budget also kills PL480 and calls for a 25% cut to the MSP program. What’s the point of new training ships if there won’t be a U.S. Merchant Marine to give those new officers jobs?


#4

This is from the gang that can’t govern straight. They can’t connect the dots from A to B to C. No way in hell do they know or care that cutting Food for Peace and Maritime Security Programs will cause a backlog of new officers out of the academies in need of work. It’s all about satisfying donors and lobbyists.

Where’s the money for the icebreakers? I’m hearing crickets.