Dante Valve Discusses Aircraft Carrier Budget Priorities on Two Day Lobbying Trip to Capitol Hill

(March 2015) – Dante Valve joined together with other aircraft carrier suppliers on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to discuss carrier funding planning, as Congress continues their 2016 budget hearings in the midst of continued tighter federal budgets. Dante, and the other suppliers, spoke with their Congressional representatives about the importance of consistent funding for Navy shipbuilding, and stressed how a consistent funding schedule helps reduce the cost of each ship.

Lisa Dante Papini, Vice President of Dante Valve and Western Regional Board Member of the Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition, discussed the group’s efforts in a cover story in The Daily Press.

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