John Adler on Homeland Security

Last Updated : Oct 06, 2010

Official Website Statements

Military and Homeland Security

John is very proud of our servicemembers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Once our servicemembers have completed their missions, he believes it is time to safely bring our troops home. He appreciates the hard work and sacrifices our men and women in uniform have made to establish a foundation that we can diplomatically and politically build on to work towards peace in these unstable nations. John will continue to advocate for the best equipment and body armor for American troops.

John strongly supports continuing to fight terrorist networks in the Middle East and around the world. In a post-9/11 world, it is important that the United States has the resources and tools necessary to combat terrorism through intelligence and military operations.

John will continue to fight for the benefits these men and women deserve for their dedication and sacrifice. He is a proud supporter of the new GI Bill for the 21st Century, which will provide free tuition and housing to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Recently, McGuire Air Force Base, Fort Dix, and Lakehurst Naval Air Engineering Station converged to form Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. In addition to the new Joint Base, BRAC 2005 will bring additional personnel, units and associated construction projects to New Jersey's 3rd District creating economic growth.

John is also working with Lockheed Martin to ensure that the Moorestown facility continues to receive adequate funding for their projects. Lockheed Martin is the largest private employer in New Jersey's 3rd District.


Voting Record

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010

In October of 2010, the House voted on a funding bill for Homeland Security. Buried within that legislation was language to prevent any funds from being used to transfer detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the US or to their home nation. Also in that funding bill was a definition that made photos taken of prisoners at Guantanamo bay classified and unable to be released. The act passed the House 258-163. John Adler cast a "No Vote"


Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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