Marion County delegate asks for $13M for Fairmont State to build hangar

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FAIRMONT — The squabble betwen Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College over space at the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center may have a pending solution.

Del. Guy Ward,R-Marion County, said regardless of whether the two schools re-merge as put forth in separate boards of governors votes last month, the disagreement over the aircraft hangar must be ironed out.

In a statement issued Sunday, Ward said he has written letters to House Speaker Roger Hanshaw and Senate President Craig Blair, as well as the chairs of both chambers’ finance and education committees requesting $13 million be allocated so Fairmont State University to build a new hangar at the aerospace education center in Harrison County.

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