Rome Labs is getting a $51 million increase in funding.
Congressman Richard Hanna announced today that a federal budget agreement released Monday will add funds to the Air Force Research Lab.

The House and Senate are expected to approve the $1.1 trillion funding bill this week and the President is expected to sign it right away.

Rome Labs funding will rise by 38% and the funding will also ease spending cuts known as sequestration.

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