Vermont Business Roundtable Applauds Basing Decision [12.03.13]

Vermont Business Roundtable Applauds Basing Decision

CEO Group Celebrates the “Best of the Best”

(South Burlington, Vt.)  Today Lisa Ventriss, President of the Vermont Business Roundtable commented on the basing decision for the F35s for Vermont. “Today is an historic day for the Vermont Air National Guard and all Vermonters. To be recognized as the best of the best, the Vermont Air National Guard has secured its future for decades with the basing of the F35 in Vermont. This decision by the Air Force will sustain a 50 million dollar per year resource for our community and continue a proud tradition of excellence by the Vermont Air National Guard. The Vermont Business Roundtable also wants to recognize and praise the leadership of Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders, Representative Welch, Governor Shumlin, Mayor Weinberger and Council Presidents Mackenzie and Shannon. This is indeed a proud day for Vermont.”

The Vermont Business Roundtable (VBR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of chief executive officers of Vermont’s leading private and nonprofit employers, representing geographic diversity and all major sectors of the Vermont economy. The Roundtable is committed to sustaining a sound economy and preserving Vermont’s unique quality of life by studying and making recommendations on statewide public policy issues.

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