Nation: Taking Aim at the MX Missile

Two Governors fear the $34 billion system will hurt their states

This is one for the man-bites-dog department. Last week the Governors of two states trooped to Capitol Hill, not to ask for federal money but to urge Congress to reject a mammoth development that would bring millions of dollars into their regions.

Appearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Utah's Democratic Governor Scott Matheson and Nevada's Republican Governor Robert List attacked the Administration's plans to install in their states the new mobile MX missile that is billed as the nation's most...

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