US Senate aviation subcommittee Chairman Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) said long-stalled FAA reauthorization legislation "ought to be an urgent national priority." Speaking to the Aero Club of Washington, he said moving a reauthorization bill through the Senate is "my priority at the moment." Passage should be a "noncontroversial issue" that "in the end" will pass by a wide margin, he claimed. The agency's authorization officially expired on Sept. 30, 2007, and it since has remained operational via ...

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