Senate passes FAA extension
August 5th, 2011
10:05 AM ET
12 years ago

Senate passes FAA extension

(CNN) - The Senate passed legislation Friday temporarily restoring full funding to the Federal Aviation Administration, breaking a political impasse and allowing roughly 4,000 furloughed federal employees to return to work.

The measure now advances to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.

Filed under: Congress • FAA • Senate
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  1. Rudy NYC

    Republicans will howl like werewolves because their ideological cuts have been bypassed. Just remember this when they do, werewolves are evil incarnate and pretend to be real people by day.

    August 5, 2011 10:19 am at 10:19 am |
  2. T'sah from Virginia

    It's a shame how politicians PLAY with people lives. This should NOT have been an issue in the first place....Jeez!!!

    August 5, 2011 10:31 am at 10:31 am |