Republican legislators waded into the debate over whether the Department of Defense should station new F-35 jet fighters in Madison on Tuesday, passing a resolution supporting the idea despite neighbors’ concerns about noise and the project’s possible effects on property values.
The fate of tens of millions of dollars' worth of construction hangs in the balance as Madison officials ask the Air Force to reconsider the city's Truax Field as a preferred site for a squadron of F-35s amid increasingly vocal opposition from residents.
Thirty-two months into his presidency, President Trump has built almost no additional miles of border barrier and only upgraded a few miles. Meanwhile, Mexico hasn't paid a dime. Instead, Trump is raiding the military budget to try to fund the wall's construction.
President Donald Trump's plan to kill or delay hundreds of construction projects on U.S. military bases to help fund border fencing includes diverting money for a Wisconsin Air National Guard base shooting range.