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Your Voices Heard! Reauthorization Bill Stalled In Committee

Monday, February 22, 2016 9:16 AM | Deleted user

Although the bill is stalled, we still encourage you to Contact Congress and keep opposing the Reauthorization Bill. 

As taken from AvWeb Feb. 21st:

The controversial FAA reauthorization bill that would create a private air traffic control organization will not be introduced in the full House this week as originally scheduled, according to Politico.  Quoting unnamed sources, the Washington political publication says it was told by a "leadership aide" that the House Transportation Committee, which approved an amended version of the original bill last week, is putting off presentation to the full House. The sources reportedly told Politico that block opposition from the Democrats and grumblings from within the Republican ranks, not to mention vocal opposition from numerous industry groups, prompted the bill's champion, Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., to delay introduction while he consolidates support. That likely means more changes are coming to the bill, whose centerpiece is the formation of a federally chartered not-for-profit corporation to take over air traffic services. It's not clear how long the bill will be delayed.

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