The US House Appropriations Committee has approved legislation granting $17.7 billion to FAA in FY2020, advancing the bill to the full chamber where it is scheduled to be taken up later in June. The measure was approved mostly along party lines in a 29-21 vote, with many Republicans seeking reductions in spending elsewhere in the overall appropriations bill. The $17.7 billion earmarked for FAA is roughly $267 million more than the enacted 2019 level and $614 million more than the ...

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