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Senate rejects cutting FAA spending

How is the political gridlock in Washington going to affect air travel? Here's one example, with the Senate rejecting a Repubican effort to roll back spending on the Federal Aviation Administration. In recent weeks it looked like FAA and modernization of the air-traffic control system might be one area most members of Congress could agree on ... but not so fast. Here's detail of the vote on the FY 2011 spending.

Senate rejects cutting FAA spending

How is the political gridlock in Washington going to affect air travel? Here's one example, with the Senate rejecting a Repubican effort to roll back spending on the Federal Aviation Administration. In recent weeks it looked like FAA and modernization of the air-traffic control system might be one area most members of Congress could agree on ... but not so fast. Here's detail of the vote on the FY 2011 spending. 

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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