Senate Plan to End FAA Shutdown Falls Apart

Monday, 01 Aug 2011 07:54 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate plan to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration has fallen apart as the cost to the government and to workers mounts.

Senators said the collapse of the plan late Monday means Congress could leave town for its August recess without resolving the shutdown, now in its second week.

That would leave the issue hanging until Congress returns in September. Senators said the government will lose about $1.2 billion in uncollected airline ticket taxes.

The Democratic-controlled Senate and the Republican-controlled House are at odds of over proposals to cut rural air service subsidies and change federal labor law to make it more difficult for airline workers to unionize.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

US Army War College to Launch Plagiarism Probe on Senator's Thesis

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 21:36 PM

The political hole deepens for beleaguered U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana, a Democrat who is running for re-election a . . .

Honduran President: US Policy Partly to Blame for Border Crisis

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 21:10 PM

The president of Honduras lays part of the blame for the border crisis on an unclear immigration policy of the United St . . .

German Report: NSA Tracks Users Researching Privacy Software Online

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 20:12 PM

A warning to those who might do a little online research about Internet privacy software: The NSA is tracking you, a rep . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved