The Senate has introduced the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016 that lays out provisions to fund the agency's programs. Regulators, lawmakers and other stakeholders are eager to have a definitive solution that FAA programs will be adequately funded for the long haul.
"The [Senate] bill reads like it's a product of some significant negotiations amongst the senators. There are provisions for everyone to like and provisions for everyone to dislike," said Transportation Partner David Whitestone. "It's reflective of a serious attempt to avoid the cycle of temporary extensions we've seen in the past."
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