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    Aviation Accident Information for Families, 2

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from persons whose relatives have died in airplane crashers concerning their rights as victims' relatives. The witnesses emphasized that victims'…

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    Aviation Accident Information for Families, 1

    Subcommittee members heard testimony about how families receive information about aviation accidents and the ways the government and airlines communicate to victims' relatives.…

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    CSX-Conrail Merger

    Committee members heard testimony from government officials concerning the impact of a proposed CSX buyout of Conrail, which would create the third largest freight rail line in the U.S.…

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    Child Pilot Safety

    The subcommittee studied legislation which would impose an age limit on people trying to set a record with an aircraft. Senator Inhofe, Rep. Lightfoot, both of whom are certified flight…

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    ValuJet Grounding Part 3

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning ValuJet Airlines' aircraft safety and maintenance program. Much of the testimony focused on the airline’s large rate of growth and its…

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    ValuJet Grounding Part 2

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from FAA officials concerning the investigation into the safety record of ValuJet airlines. They testified about why the agency did not shut down the airline sooner…

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    ValuJet Grounding Part 1

    The subcommittee heard testimony concerning investigations by the Senate Oversight and Government Management subcommittee, which Senator Cohen chairs, and the Department of Transportation…

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    U.S. Capitol Visitors Center

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the construction of a new Capitol visitors center under the East plaza under House Resolution 1230.

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    Airline Industry Financial Condition

    The subcommittee first heard testimony from members of Congress about legislation they have introduced to repeal a new jet fuel tax which would otherwise take effect October 1. They argue…

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