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Federal Aviation Administration Shutdown

FAA Shutdown Averted Again

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House has approved a temporary extension of Federal Aviation Administration programs, avoiding a shutdown of the agency as lawmakers...

House And Senate Leaders Reach Deal To Avert FAA Shutdown

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House and Senate leaders have reached a deal that averts a looming shutdown of federal highway and aviation programs, a key GOP law...

Jennifer Bendery

Reid Announces Deal To End FAA Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Thursday that lawmakers have reached a deal to end the partial shutdown of the Fede...

Political Gamesmanship Comes At Sky-High Price

AP/The Huffington Post | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON -- On the surface, the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is about whether to cut $16 million...

Dave Jamieson

Congress Leave Aviation Workers Without Paychecks

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The failure of Congress to authorize a budget for the Federal Aviation Administration has put some 4,000 agency employees and tens of th...

FAA Shutdown To Continue In Partisan Standoff

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government is likely to lose more than $1 billion in airline ticket taxes because lawmakers have left town for a month without ...

FAA Shutdown Cost Could Exceed $1 Billion

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The congressional standoff that has partially shut down the Federal Aviation Administration has some curious math. Lawmakers ris...

Democratic Senators To Offer Plan To End FAA Shutdown

Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

(AP) -- Senate Democrats will offer a plan to end the shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that includes cuts in air service subsidies to s...

Amanda Terkel

Thousands Of Aviation Workers Still Furloughed

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 4,000 federal employees remained temporarily out of work for the fourth day in a row on Tuesday, as Congress appeared no closer t...

The Other Political Standoff That's Costing The Country Big Time

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers dug in Tuesday for what is shaping up to be a protracted fight over legislation necessary to end a partial shutdown of th...

FAA Shutdown Has Lawmakers Trading Blame Over Airport Project Halts

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House and Senate leaders exchanged blame Monday for the legislative stalemate that precipitated a partial shutdown of the Federal A...

FAA Shutdown Looks Increasingly Likely

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Portions of the Federal Aviation Administration will shut down at midnight – putting nearly 4,000 people temporarily out of w...

FAA Shutdown Would Cost Government $200 Million A Week

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government will lose about $200 million a week in airline ticket taxes and $2.5 billion in airport construction projects will c...

FAA Shutdown Looms In House-Senate Showdown

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House moved Wednesday toward a showdown with the Senate that could result in a shutdown of portions of the Federal Aviation Adm...

FAA Shutdown At Stake In House, Senate Clash

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A quarrel between the House and Senate over union organizing by airline and railroad workers could lead to a shutdown of the Federa...