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Controllers return after Congress ends FAA furloughs

Air traffic controllers are heading back to work. Significant airport delays were reported last week due to furloughs at FAA caused by sequestration.

Tags: FAA , furloughs , Sequestration , budget , Congress

Monday - 04/29/2013, 03:32am EDT

New report questions FAA's airline safety promise

Tags: FAA , NTSB

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 09:21am EST

LA mayor shoots down rumors of Cabinet position

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is putting an end to rumors that he's up for a Cabinet position in the Obama administration.

Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa , Barack Obama , Ray Lahood

Friday - 02/01/2013, 09:36pm EST

FAA cuts could trigger $20 billion blow to national economy

The Federal Aviation Administration is slated to lose $1 billion from its budget if Congress does not act to prevent sequestration, according to a study released by the Aerospace Industries Association. But the cuts would ripple throughout the nation's economy. About 100,000 jobs throughout the economy would be lost.

Tags: FAA , Stephen Mullin , Econsult Corporation , NextGen , Aerospace Industries Association , Norman Mineta , Sequestration

Monday - 08/13/2012, 10:54pm EDT
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VA, GSA each pushes major IT acquisitions to next steps

The Veterans Affairs Department will award a $5 billion IT hardware contract in the next two months. GSA will release a request for information for cybersecurity tools in the coming days. Both are examples of a healthy and busy fourth quarter for acquisition.

Tags: technology , acquistion , contractors , Industry , Contracting , GSA , Peter Burr , Multiple Award Government and Industry Conference , cybersecurity , Multiple award contracts , budget , Jason Miller , Veterans Affairs

Friday - 07/27/2012, 06:01am EDT

Lerner: FAA failed to respond promptly to whistleblowers' concerns

Earlier this week, Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner notified the president and Congress that the Department of Transportation had not acted promptly or sufficiently to complaints made by FAA whistleblowers.

Tags: FAA , Carolyn Lerner , OSC , Federal Drive , whistleblower

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 12:01pm EDT
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