The US Congress returned to Washington this week from its August recess with FAA reauthorization a priority issue to be addressed. President Barack Obama last week called on Congress to pass a "clean extension" of FAA funding, urging lawmakers to "stop the political gamesmanship" that led to a partial shutdown of the agency in late July/early August that saw 4,000 agency workers furloughed and numerous airport construction projects temporarily halted (ATW Daily News, ...

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