Maine Republican Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins made a good choice by joining the Senate General Aviation Caucus, writes Jeff Northgraves, manager of the state's Knox County Regional Airport. Maine benefits greatly from its small aircraft operators, who help connect remote towns, offer medical services and transport roughly 130,000 visitors each year, he observes. "[G]eneral aviation is a silent but crucial economic contributor to our state," he writes.
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