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House Passes FAA Extension

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Members of Congress are getting close to finalizing a deal to fund the FAA through March. The House passed the bill Sept. 13. 
Members of Congress are getting close to finalizing a deal to fund the FAA through March. The House passed the bill Sept. 13. 

After a partial shutdown of airport operations in July and much disagreement about renewing highway programs, Congress is trying out a compromise. On Tuesday, the House approved a measure to keep the Federal Aviation Administration running until the end of January and to extend highway programs — and the federal gas tax — until the end of March.

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