The FAA must scrutinize its budget to safeguard against any lapse in safety in advance of the pending sequestration, the top Republican on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday warned a U.S. congressional panel. If sequestration goes into effect as scheduled March 1, both the FAA and Congress must “make sure we don’t allow safety to be questioned or challenged at all,” Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said during an aviation subcommittee hearing convened to assess the FAA’s ...

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