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U.S. House’s Hearing On FAA Reform Act Turns Into Hearing On Sequester and Closing ATC Towers

On February 27, 2013, the United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing entitled “Implementation of the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act:  One Year Later.  Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), as … Continue reading


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Closing Air Traffic Control Towers As A Result of the Sequester Just the Latest Chapter of Ongoing Dilemma About Little Used Air Traffic Towers

On February 22, 2013, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta issued a two-page letter stating that in preparation for the budget sequestration the FAA “is making plans to reduce its expenditures by approximately $600 … Continue reading

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