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FAA fiscal ’14 budget would keep threatened Mississippi air control towers open

June 18, 2013

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s budget for fiscal 2014 assumes an end to the federal fiscal sequester and proposes including money to keep open 149 contract air traffic control towers around the country, including five in Mississippi, previously targeted for loss of FAA funding. The tower funding is proposed to continue under the FAA’s fiscal 2014 […]

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FAA money restored but Jackson-Evers projects may be in jeopardy

August 5, 2011

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Late Friday afternoon action by the U.S. Senate and President Obama got the Federal Aviation Administration back in business but the big dollars lost in airline fees could hurt long-range projects planned by Jackson-Evers International Airport and other airports throughout Mississippi. At Jackson-Evers 10 FAA workers will return to work Monday after a two-week furlough […]

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