Senate OKs $10.5B for Airport Improvement Program
- Senate Bill Hits EAS, Small Communities. // Regional Aviation News;5/7/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p2
The article reports on a reauthorization bill drafted by the U.S. Senate which increases funds allocated to Essential Air Service (EAS). Under the bill, the funds were increased to 133 million U.S. dollars by the time the bill was released. The bill also includes an increase in the length of EAS...
- Conferees Boost Funding But Democrats Are Angry. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/04/2003, Vol. 251 Issue 5, p14
The U.S. Republican House and Senate negotiators have agreed on legislation to extend federal aviation programs for four years, with modest hikes in airport construction grants plus a new fund of as much as $500 million a year for airport security projects as of August 2003. But the measure...
- Stage 2 Phase-Out Language Attached to FAA Legislation. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Aug2007, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p144
The article focuses on the legislation that cleared the Senate Commerce Committee in May 2007 which included a provision inserted by Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) that would require the phase out of all Stage 2 business jets within three years. It is too early to tell whether the Stage 2...
- Last hurdle. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/8/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p19
Reports that the Senate had agreed by voice vote to the Aviation Revitalization Act. Rejection of a House bid.
- FAA Measure Is Airborne at Last. Morrissey, Matthew; Graham, Jill // National Journal;10/09/99, Vol. 31 Issue 41, p2893
Reports the approval by the United States (US) Senate of a bill to re-authorize the Federal Aviation Administration and the Airport Improvement Program. Sponsor of the bill; Reason for the delay of the passage of the bill.
- U.s. Airlines Would Have To Let Passengers Off Planes Stuck On Tarmacs After Three. // AirGuide Online.com;7/27/2009, p1
The article reports on the legislation approved by the U.S. Senate which urges airline companies to let their passengers leave the planes after being stuck on tarmac for three hours. It relates that the measure has been advocated by consumer groups. Furthermore, the rule allows additional 30...
- Senate Republicans Derail FAA Reauthorization Bill. SCHROEDER, PETER // Bond Buyer;5/7/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32875, p24
The article reports that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill failed to pass a cloture vote in the U.S. Senate. The Republicans voted against the bill as they did not approve of several non-aviation provisions in the bill, including the additional highway trust funds...
- Senate breaks Kennedy filibuster on FAA bill. // Human Events;10/11/96, Vol. 52 Issue 38, p23
Reports that the US Senate passed a cloture vote on the Federal Aviation Administration Bill by a vote of 66 to 31. Parliamentary wranglings by Senator Edward Kennedy; Objection to labor exemption for Federal Express Inc.
- News breaks. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/23/1995, Vol. 147 Issue 17, p21
Reports on a proposed commercial aeronautics legislation by the US Senate Finance Committee that is expected to impact the airlines industry in the United States.