The fate of three-quarters of the contract tower program remains uncertain after Senate leaders blocked Sen. Jerry Moran’s (R-Kan.) amendment from coming up for a vote. The measure, which Moran had hoped to attach to the continuing resolution (CR) short-term government-wide spending bill (H.R.933), would have limited the cuts FAA could make to the tower program, but give FAA more funding flexibility to help pay for the program. Supporters believed that if the amendment had come up for a ...
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