• Lawmaker opposes fighter jet in Burlington, Vt.
    February 09,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    MONTPELIER — A Vermont lawmaker whose district would be affected by the possible basing of a new fighter jet in the Burlington area is proposing a legislative resolution against it.

    Rep. George Cross is a Democrat representing Winooski, a small city in the flight path into and out of the Burlington International Airport where the F-35 fighter jet would be based.

    Cross says his resolution has 30 cosponsors and he hopes to garner more support from lawmakers around Vermont.

    Supporters of the F-35 being housed with the Vermont Air National Guard say it would be an economic growth engine for northwestern Vermont.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Vermont News
    SUNDERLAND — Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant... Full Story
    Saving salamanders: Searching for signs of a deadly fungus
    The Vermont Agency of Transportation has decided to yank a new seat belt safety ad from the... Full Story
    State pulls seat belt safety ad
    “Vermont is still at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to state support for higher education. Full Story
    More Articles