Hand Wringing Though the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee shied away from pushing for privatization of air traffic control (ATC) in its bill to authorize the FAA through 2017, senators acknowledge that most efforts improve the FAA’s ATC “crisis” have fallen short. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) has studied a stream of Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Transportation Department Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports, and concluded there is a ...

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