Tag Archives: U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker

CARTER: FAA’s tower closing plan (ploy) having intended effect

April 19, 2013

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  Aviation business professionals say it was glaringly obvious what the Federal Aviation Administration was up to with its initiative to cut off funding to “contract” air traffic control towers. If you want to get a politician’s attention, promise to whack contract towers at around 150 regional airports and shut down another 30 or so […]

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Carter: Senators avoid hard questions as they smooch up Wall Street’s big guy

June 14, 2012

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Mississippi’s Sen. Roger Wicker apparently never saw it coming. The Republican from Tupelo tossed a soft, slow one smack over the plate to JPMorgan Chase boss Jamie Dimon Wednesday only to have the banker drill a hard shot back his way that left the  junior senator ducking for cover. Just moments before, Wicker was thrilled […]

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