3/17/2010

Airline safety, NextGen funding, airport improvements and other major aviation issues may be on hold as Congress appears unable to pass an FAA reauthorization bill by the March 31 deadline. A spokesman for Rep. James Oberstar, D-Minn., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, says a bill will be introduced on Thursday to extend the FAA's current funding for 90 days, giving lawmakers extra time to agree on a more permanent bill.

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