FAA Shut Down: Obama Cannot Unilaterally Fund Pork

Americans for Prosperity 8/4/2011

AFP VP Policy Phil Kerpen issued the following statement on the reported FAA deal:

Senate Democrats shut down the FAA to block a House-passed long-term extension over special interest union provisions. They blocked a short-term extension to protect egregious pork-barrel spending for 13 rural airports with almost no passengers under the […]

FAA Shutdown Because Dems Want to Protect Pork

Capitol Confidential Big Government 8/3/2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has basically been shut down thanks to the Senate Democrats addition to pork. 4,000 FAA employees have been furloughed until further notice. 70,000 construction workers must now sit on their hands as all airport construction has halted. And the federal government is loosing $200million a […]