During the Senate’s recent consideration of the FAA funding bill, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) praised the compromise that ensures fair treatment for general aviation. “It is no secret that I care passionately about this issue and how general aviation is treated, and to make sure they are treated fairly,” stated Sen. Roberts. He explained that aviation supports an estimated 140,000 jobs and contributes roughly $9 billion annually to the Kansas state economy. Read more on AOPA Online.
May 16, 2008