9/17/2004

As the U.S. air traffic control system continues to get busier, the Bush administration is asking for a 12.6% cut in the FAA's budget for next year. Controllers argue many of the agency's systems are in need of upgrades or replacement, but Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., chairman of the House aviation subcommittee, urged the agency to change its approach to developing technology, saying, "I think we can do more with less."

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