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APNewsBreak: Virgin shuns binding spaceport lease

There are 2 comments on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer story from Jan 28, 2013, titled APNewsBreak: Virgin shuns binding spaceport lease. In it, Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that:

In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, guests stand outside the new Spaceport America hangar in Upham, N.M. Virgin Galactic has agreed to start paying New Mexico rent on the nearly quarter-billion dollar spaceport the state built for British businessman Richard Branson's space tourism business, but it says it is doing so under protest and without ... (more)

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#1 Jan 28, 2013
Spaceport America was developed with much fanfare under an agreement between former Gov. Bill Richardson and Branson. The deal called for taxpayers to build the spaceport and Virgin Galactic to develop the spacecraft.
Need we know any more about another of Richardson's white elephants? Thanks Billy! It has cost NM taxpayers over $209million - so far...

Let's not forget we are already on the hook for the FailRunner to the tune of $235million for each of two balloon payments due in 2025 & 2027. How are we going to pay that?
IMNEVERWRONG

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#2 Jan 28, 2013
CornDogz wrote:
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Need we know any more about another of Richardson's white elephants? Thanks Billy! It has cost NM taxpayers over $209million - so far...
Let's not forget we are already on the hook for the FailRunner to the tune of $235million for each of two balloon payments due in 2025 & 2027. How are we going to pay that?
Fooled numerous times and more to come. Did it start with the agreement with the Great of Texas and new Mexico? Think about conserving more than you do NOW!

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