Capitol Hill

Items per page   10 | 25 | 50 | 100
1 to 10 of 147 results

Senate appropriators pass FAA funding plan

Advocacy | Apr 25, 2016

The Senate Appropriations Committee has unanimously approved a bill that would provide $16.4 billion in funding to the FAA for the 2017 fiscal year.

Senate passes FAA reauthorization

Advocacy | Apr 19, 2016

The Senate has passed FAA reauthorization legislation, including third class medical reform.

FAA reauthorization debated in Senate

Advocacy | Apr 07, 2016

The full Senate has begun debating FAA reauthorization, passing amendments designed to increase security and rejecting a proposal to prevent airlines from shrinking seats.

House passes bill to resume WASP inurnments at Arlington

Advocacy | Mar 23, 2016

The House of Representatives has unanimously passed AOPA-supported legislation that would once again allow Women Airforce Service Pilots to have their ashes placed in Arlington National Cemetery, restoring a privilege that was revoked in 2015.

FAA funding extended into July

Advocacy | Mar 21, 2016

Funding for the FAA has been extended through July 15, following House passage of a bill to keep the agency operating.

Senate passes amended FAA funding extension

Advocacy | Mar 17, 2016

The Senate has passed an amended version of a House bill to keep the FAA running through July 15, but changes introduced in the Senate mean the measure must now return to the House for final approval before it can become law.

AOPA seeks funding for contract towers

Advocacy | Mar 16, 2016

Aviation organizations including AOPA are asking lawmakers in the House and Senate to protect funding for contract control towers.

FAA reauthorization moves to full Senate

Advocacy | Mar 16, 2016

Legislation to reauthorize the FAA through the 2017 fiscal year moves to the full Senate after passing the Senate Commerce Committee on March 16.

House passes FAA funding extension

Advocacy | Mar 14, 2016

The House has passed an extension to keep the FAA running through July 15 and collecting excise taxes on fuel through March 2017.

Senate unveils FAA reauthorization plan

Advocacy | Mar 09, 2016

The Senate Commerce Committee has unveiled its own version of FAA reauthorization legislation, which it will mark up on March 16.