Efforts to solve FAA partial shutdown weaken as House adjourns

08/2/2011 | Reuters · Washington Post, The · CNN

On Monday night, the House adjourned without resolving a Federal Aviation Administration funding impasse. The only possible resolution to ending the FAA shutdown is if the Senate approves the House bill, but that scenario appears highly unlikely. "FAA funding is looking very grim right now," a Senate Democratic staffer said. The federal government will lose an estimated $1.2 billion in airline passenger tax revenue while Congress is in recess.

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