US Senate and House of Representatives late Tuesday both passed the FAA Extension Act of 2008, which will fund FAA operations and programs through March 31. The agency, which saw its authorization expire on Sept. 30, 2007, has been funded over the past 12 months via a series of temporary extensions (ATWOnline, May 7), the latest of which is set to expire Sept. 30. President George Bush is expected to sign the six-month extension into law, pushing the FAA reauthorization debate to next spring ...

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