Congress fails to reauthorize FAA funds; furloughs to follow

Business Journal
July 23, 2011

Congress adjourned Friday without passing a bill reauthorizing funding for the Federal Aviation Administration.

In a release the agency said that nearly 4,000 FAA employees will face furlough and a $2.5 billion program providing grants for airport construction projects will shut down. That will jeopardize thousands of construction jobs, the ...

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