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House Resolution Allows Congress to Use Taxpayer Funds for Bulletproof Vests

A resolution approved Tuesday by a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has made it legal for House members to use taxpayer funds to buy bulletproof vests and other security equipment. The Committee on House Administration, which does not need approval from the full House to enact decisions about internal procedures, approved the security measures resolution Tuesday. The decision comes at a time when concerns about gun use are heightened by the recent school shooting in...

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