Thursday, July 21, 2011
FAA May Lose Funding Tomorrow.
So, what are they fighting about this time? Republicans are basically holding a bunch of small airports hostage, threatening their funding, and thus the livelihoods of many people around those small towns. The amount of federal funding for those airports is comparatively tiny. Plus, Republicans want to do some union squashing. Naturally.
Fate of FAA caught in partisan stalemate over funding
With the 20th stopgap funding extension for the nation's aviation system about to expire, the congressional stalemate over a multibillion-dollar, long-term funding bill has turned into a strikingly nasty squabble. . .
Read more at: the Seattle Times
Posted at Thursday, July 21, 2011 by James Greenlee