Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding House passage of the House-Senate conference agreement on the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act:

“As the proud representative of Naval Base Ventura County, I was honored to be selected by my colleagues to represent them on the House-Senate conference committee to finalize the FY 2019 defense bill. I am very pleased the final agreement that passed today includes a much-deserved pay raise for military personnel, support for new and existing commands at Naval Base Ventura County, and a prohibition on new or additional round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). In Congress, I will continue to fight to protect and support our base and ensure our armed forces have the resources they need.”

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