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McKinley Sponsors Bill To Keep Towers Open

April 17, 2013

Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., has signed on to a measure to keep open the nation’s 149 airport towers slated for closure in June....

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Wvcoffee

Apr-17-13 7:11 AM

Devastating? Why isn't it self sustained? Where's the TeaPublican outcry at this outrageous waste of taxpayers dollars? Sounds like the millionaire oil/coal barons are gonna have to cough up their own $$$.

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DisplacedWVian

Apr-17-13 8:03 AM

This action by McKinley just goes to demonstrate that he is not serious about getting the nations fiscal house in order.

Redundant and/or unnecessary government program cuts will be painful to the few, but in the long run are necessary to sustain the betterment of the many.

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acousticportal

Apr-17-13 10:07 AM

Sounds like McKinley is trying to be "big Byrd".

You go wooly-worm mustache guy.

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atoddh

Apr-17-13 12:40 PM

This will not "fly" in an era of cut backs.Mollohan may have saved it as # 2 man on Appropriations.WV has lost her Congressional power with Byrd and Mollohan gone.

A better plan for the tower is: a DOD project that requires a tower and would create new jobs.eg assembly

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richardwhee

Apr-17-13 1:54 PM

They keep saying "Cut Backs" I have yet to see any cut backs. All we seem to get is words that haven't meant anything. When was the last time a scheduled commercial flight landed here????

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impact

Apr-17-13 2:11 PM

What kind of a teabagger are you, McKinley?

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mikeyd

Apr-18-13 8:09 AM

mr.mckinley,please purchase this airport and you can run it however you want.as long as it is taxpayer funded it belongs to the people.buy it.

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