The US House of Representatives passed an extension of FAA funding through Feb. 17, by which date House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) and other lawmakers believe a full, three- or four-year reauthorization bill can be cleared by Congress. The Senate is expected to pass the temporary extension to Feb. 17 before the current extension, the agency's 22nd since its authorization lapsed Sept. 30, 2007, expires Jan. 31. Lawmakers are confident about ...

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