Hear concerns before expanding bomber area


In yet another act of bipartisan cooperation, the three members of Montana’s congressional delegation have teamed up to stop – or at least slow down – the proposed expansion of a federal training area for B-1 and B-52 bombers.

Lately, it seems as though Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh working with Sen.-elect Steve Daines has been the rule rather than the exception. In this instance, their combined efforts are absolutely necessary to put the brakes on the planned expansion of the Power River Training Complex, which has the support of government leaders from North and South Dakota. After all, it is U.S. Air Force bases in those states that would be making use of Montana airspace.

Read more here: http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/editorial/missoulian-editorial-hear-concerns-before-expanding-bomber-area/article_749018f0-2a0b-5d64-a2b9-fc425dc4687b.html