A bipartisan effort to keep the FAA funded during future US federal government shutdowns has more than 260 co-sponsors in the House, according to the senior counsel of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I). The Aviation Funding Stability Act, introduced by T&I chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) in February, would draw from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund (AATF) to fund FAA programs and personnel during any future lapse of funding. “It’s ...

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