After an agonizing two-week partial shutdown of FAA, lawmakers are now turning their attention to negotiations on a long-term reauthorization bill. FAA construction jobs and administrative work ground to a halt July 23 because members of Congress were deadlocked over how to extend the aviation trust fund’s authority for the 21st time. They finally reached an agreement Aug. 5, but the whole drama could repeat itself. Lawmakers return the week of Sept. 6, and will have until Sept. 16 to ...

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