Members of the House of Representatives requested a score of the bill H.R. 2997, which looks to privatize air traffic control and take authority of the airspace and give it to the airlines. What they found was a larger deficit, and a smaller chance of passage; the bill would add $100 billion to the national deficit, giving this unnecessary plan a very expensive price tag. Keeping air traffic control under the FAA is not only a matter of safety, but now it’s a matter of cost.
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