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County board receives letter backing continued air funds



BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday received a letter backing continued funding for the federal Essential Air Services program at the Gogebic-Iron Counties Airport and other Upper Peninsula airports.

The proposed elimination of EAS by President Donald Trump in the fiscal year 2018 budget would not only threaten air service to Ironwood and other small communities, but hamper economic development from a president who has pledged to improve the economy of the country.

The county board received the letter from Joe Steve...

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