Calls to lift the FAA’s partial shutdown are being heard on Capitol Hill, but that doesn’t mean the stalemate will end any time soon. Senators remain divided over the same sticking points that halted action last Friday on an extension to the FAA reauthorization bill. And the debate in Washington over reducing the deficit is drowning out the fact that across the U.S., the FAA has furloughed 4,000 workers and continues to issue more stop-work orders for airport construction projects. ...
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