US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) introduced Friday an extension of FAA funding through Dec. 31, though his proposal calls for a 5% cut in the agency's budget level. Mica also proposed providing back pay to nearly 4,000 FAA workers who were furloughed for two weeks over the summer when a Congressional impasse led to a partial agency shutdown. The extension would be the 22nd temporary funding extension since FAA ...

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