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Federal spending bill funds new cyber center at Naval Academy
Federal spending bill funds new cyber center at Naval Academy

Folded into the $1.1 trillion spending bill signed Tuesday by President Barack Obama was money to fund construction of a five-story center for cyber security studies at the U.S. Naval Academy. The full amount, $120 million, appeared in jeopardy in April after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill designating $100 million for construction. U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., worked to move the full $120 million through the U.S. Senate. "We appreciate the strong support of Senator Mikulski and the other congressional leaders," said Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Walter Carter Jr. in an emailed statement. "The Naval Academy is certainly excited that funding...

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