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Air Traffic Control Towers

Decision Made On Air Traffic

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as th...

FAA To Staff Towers Once Scheduled To Close Due To Cuts

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Seventy-two airport towers and other air traffic control facilities that were slated to close at night due to budget cuts will get ...

Michael McAuliff

Senators: FAA Delays Are Political | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators moved Tuesday to give President Barack Obama options to ease growing air travel delays sparked by Congress' budget sequestratio...

Furloughs Kick In Causing Delays At U.S. Airports

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel

By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - Travelers waited more than an hour for flights in New York and experienced delays at oth...

Ryan Grim

Obama Hits Wealthy On The Runway | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the most part, the super wealthy are not directly affected by cuts to government services. Private security guards, private schools ...

GOP Suffers Big Yellow Taxi Syndrome

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans never knew what their districts had gotten from the federal government. Until it was gone. Until after they'd paved it over with the sequester. Now they're stalled in an economically barren parking lot of their own creation.

Sequestration Has Scary Consequence For Airplane Pilots

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — The planned shutdown of up to 238 air traffic control towers across the country under federal budget cuts will strip away an extra lay...