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Funding Approved for Cannon AFB

More than $350 Million dollars in funding for Cannon Air Force Base is signed into law on Monday.

According to New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman, the funding will purchase several new aircraft including 5 CV-22 Ospreys, and an $8 Million dollar child care facility on the base.

Also included in the bill is $400 Million dollars for the Merida Initiative, which will help stop drug related violence and narcotics trafficking across New Mexico.

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