US House of Represen-tatives votes to save money by phasing out subsidized air service to rural America.
With the political dialogue in Washington dominated by issues relating to the US government’s growing debt, policy makers are debating what and how much—not whether—to cut from the federal budget. On the chopping block for many lawmakers, including a House of Representatives’ majority, is the Essential Air Service program established when the US airline industry was deregulated in 1978 to subsidize flights to rural communities. According to the US Dept. of ...
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