TITLE

Federal Lawmakers Promote Local Compromise on Wright Amendment

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32409, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the intent of federal legislators who filed legislation in 2005 that would repeal the 1979 Wright Amendment for a local compromise between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The said deal would eliminate long-haul flight restrictions from Dallas Love Field in eight years. The decision by Nevada Senator John Ensign to ask the co-sponsors of the bill to also support the local proposal means that it could be embraced by a majority of legislators.
ACCESSION #
21387430

 

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