F-35 Debate

North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Burlington, VT Council Postpones F-35 Debate

Burlington City Hall
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The head of the city council in the Vermont city of Burlington says the council will not discuss the F-35 fighter jet at its upcoming meeting because of a lack of the proper insurance.

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North Country News
5:45 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

City Councils Take Comments on Fighter Jet, South Burlington Reverses Position on F-35

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The U.S. Air Force is expected to decide where it will base the new F-35 fighter jets by the end of the year. The Burlington International Airport, which houses the Vermont National Guard, is one of the preferred sites.  Two cities near the flight path for the proposed F-35 fighter jet held hearings last night regarding the Air Force plan to house the plane in Vermont. One of the city councils reversed a previous vote and will now support the new jet.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Air Force Admits Error on Jet Support

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The U.S. Air Force is admitting giving out wrong information regarding public support for basing the F-35 fighter jet in Burlington.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Vermont House Beats Back Bid for F-35 Debate

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The Vermont House has rejected a series of attempts to debate the basing of the F-35 fighter jet in Burlington.

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