Key U.S. lawmakers with oversight authority of the FAA continue to attack the agency over its sequestration-based decision to close 149 contract control towers on June 15. Leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation committees along with other lawmakers from both political parties on April 12 sent a letter to the FAA and to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood expressing “profound disappointment” with the closures, asserting ...


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