Drones over U.S. get OK by Congress

Shaun Waterman The Washington Times 2/7/2012

…It’s a drone, and it’s watching you. That’s what privacy advocates fear from a bill Congress passed this week to make it easier for the government to fly unmanned spy planes in U.S. airspace.

The FAA Reauthorization Act, which President Obama is expected to sign, also orders the Federal […]

House passes sweeping FAA bill without LaTourette’s union-loving amendment

Carol Greenberg Conservative Outlook 4/1/2011

Update: I have the names of the 16 Republicans who voted “yea” for LaTourette’s amendment:

Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, Emerson, Gibson, Jones, King (NY), LaTourette, Smith (NJ), Grimm, Runyan, Johnson (IL), LoBiondo, Platts, Reichert, Rivera, Young (AK).

Earlier today the House passed its sweeping aviation bill pretty much down party lines, 223-196.