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San Francisco ChronicleWhite House says it's open to 'looking at' flexibility on budget cuts to avoid FAA ...Washington PostWASHINGTON — The White House now says it's willing to consider legislation that would give the administration the budget-cutting flexibility to avoid furloughs of air traffic controllers. Those furloughs could result in widespread air traffic delays.Sequester slams air-traffic control systemExaminer.comall 43 news articles »

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  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
  • Congress Passes Bill to End Flight Delays
    The House gave quick and overwhelming approval Friday to legislation to give the secretary of transportation enough financial flexibility to bring the nation’s air traffic control system back up to full strength and end the mounting flight delays that had become a political headache for Congress. More
  • U.S. economy grows at 2.5% rate in 1st quarter
    U.S. economic growth accelerated from January through March, buoyed by the strongest consumer spending in more than two years. The strength offset further declines in government spending that are expected to drag on growth throughout the year. More
  • FAA clears Boeing battery fix, ending 787 flight ban
    The Federal Aviation Administration gave formal approval on Thursday for a new lithium-ion battery system for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, ending a three-month ban and clearing airlines to fly the plane with passengers again. More
  • In WAMC interview, Sen. Gillibrand says House Republicans barreling toward shutdown amid "stupid" impeachment effort
    New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke with WAMC News about a number of issues on Wednesday, including a looming government shutdown.
    09/20/2023 - 1:34 pm | View Link
  • White House issues a stark warning over looming government shutdown
    (CNN) — The White House issued a stark warning Wednesday that a looming government shutdown could threaten crucial federal programs, blasting “extreme House Republicans” as lawmakers struggle to reach ...
    09/20/2023 - 3:24 am | View Link
  • White House officially nominates new FAA chief
    Whitaker is currently the chief operating officer of Supernal, Hyundai’s electric aircraft spinoff. Whitaker previously served as FAA’s deputy administrator from 2013 to 2016, where he oversaw the ...
    09/7/2023 - 4:33 am | View Link
  • Donald Trump says Democrats will be pressured to vote in favor of impeaching Joe Biden
    Former President Donald Trump said that he believes Democrats in Congress will face ... CLICK HERE FOR MORE FROM THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY ...
    08/31/2023 - 12:33 pm | View Link
  • Donald Trump says Democrats will be pressured to vote in favor of impeaching Joe Biden
    Former President Donald Trump said that he believes Democrats in Congress will face ... saying his conduct is further reason for impeachment. House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer ...
    08/31/2023 - 12:32 pm | View Link
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