Former rivals Poe, Lampson team up to kill air tax

Kaplan, Jonathan E.
September 2007
Hill;9/19/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 107, p6
The article reports that Texas Representatives Ted Poe and Nick Lampson are teaming up to demolish the proposed air tax increase in the U.S. It notes that the two lawmakers have offered an amendment to legislation which provides funds to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that would destroy the proposed increase. Moreover, Lampson and Poe believes that such an increase would deter travelers from flying.


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