Thursday, August 4, 2011

FAA Operations Up In The Air Amid Shutdown

Congress did not clear the bill authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration before it left for recess. The agency's partial shutdown is another thing adding to the country's debt. This month alone, it will cost the Treasury $1 billion in uncollected airline ticket taxes. Disputes in Congress over labor issues and subsidizing small airports are behind the standoff.

Source: http://www.npr.org/2011/08/03/138946263/faa-operations-up-in-the-air-amid-shutdown?ft=1&f=1014

Diaz-Balart, Mario Dicks, Norman D. Dingell, John D. Djou, Charles K. Doggett, Lloyd

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