TITLE

The U.S. Senate took up FAA reauthorization legislation

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Business & Commercial Aviation;Jun2008, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Senate has taken up the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation to no avail. The White House has threatened a veto of the FAA authorization legislation if it includes non-aviation funding proposals for highways, railroads and the oil-spill liability trust fund. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid maintains he is willing to meet with Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell to decide which amendments may be introduced to send a mutually acceptable bill to conference.
ACCESSION #
33258832

 

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