FAA and Sequestration Spending Cuts

Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of sequestration budget cuts to the Federal… read more

Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of sequestration budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration. House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers called on the Obama administration and the FAA to end the flight delays. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster said the FAA had the flexibility to avoid employee furloughs. 

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013. close

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312378-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 25, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 2013

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  • Apr 25, 2013 | 7:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2013 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 2013 | 2:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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