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Congress’s spending bill includes a dozen combat jets built in St. Louis

WASHINGTON
December 16, 2015

The spending bill that Congress has compromised on includes money to build additional combat jets built by Boeing in north St. Louis County, including five F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters and seven EA-18G Growler electronic attack planes, according to members of the Missouri delegation.

Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, called it a “big win for St. Louis, national security, and most importantly our war fighters.”

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