Lawmakers working on six-month extension for FAA

09/23/2008 | Wall Street Journal, The · Traffic World

Seeking to prevent "chaos" at airports, lawmakers are scrambling to put together a short-term funding bill to keep the Federal Aviation Administration running for another six months. With up to 80% of airport projects reimbursed by the FAA, a spokesman for the House Transportation Committee said of the extension: "I think everybody involved realizes this is something they have to do." The legislation, titled the Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2008, is slated to come to a vote in the House of Representatives today.

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