Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives have introduced bipartisan legislation that would eliminate the federal cap on the passenger facility charge (PFC) that US airports use to finance infrastructure projects. The bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), mirrors legislation introduced during the previous Congress by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon). That legislation was blocked by the Transportation Committee’s former Republican ...

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