Federal Lawmakers Promote Local Compromise on Wright Amendment

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32409, p6
Trade Publication
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.


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