POLITICS
05/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Airport In Murtha's District Gets $30M In Wartime Upgrades From Pentagon

At the behest of House Defense Appropriations Chairman John P. Murtha (D-Pa.), the Pentagon has spent about $30 million equipping a little-used airport named for the congressman so that it can handle behemoth military aircraft and store combat equipment for rapid deployment to foreign battlefields.

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