The FAA moved one step closer to a partial shutdown today as lawmakers continued their disagreement over extending the FAA reauthorization bill. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters that without a bill by Friday night, government would furlough 4,000 employees in 35 states, including those working to engineer and implement the Next Generation air traffic control system, he adds. “Without swift action from Congress, $2.5 billion for airport projects around the country” ...
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