BFP: S. Burlington council reverses itself, now supports F-35 basing at airport
Monday, July 9th, 2013
South Burlington, VT
Burlington Free Press reporter, Sam Hemingway, reports that, “Among those that spoke, opponents outnumbered supporters by a 3 to 2 margin.
When the speeches ended, the council did what nearly everyone in the room expected: It voted 3-2 to endorse having the F-35s replace the Vermont Air National Guard’s aging F-16 fleet.
“We will be sending a letter to the Air Force in favor of the bed-down,” Pam Mackenzie, chairwoman of the council, said later Monday night.”
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