US Transportation Secretary Mary Peters accused Congress of "playing politics with aviation safety and aviation congestion" and urged fast action by lawmakers on FAA reauthorization legislation and the confirmation of Acting Administrator Bobby Sturgell, both of which have languished for months. Speaking at an Aero Club of Washington luncheon yesterday, Peters said, "I'm a little tired of all the noise I'm hearing on Capitol Hill about [flight] delays. . .while Congress sits on the ...

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