Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA re-authorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Nov 5, 2015 - 11:14 AM
NBAA's Bolen suggests exempting aviation trust fund revenue from sequestration rather than privatizing ATC to ensure FAA funding stream.
Nov 5, 2015 - 10:33 AM
House passed highway bill after adding the fuel fraud measure and rejected amendments designed to thwart Ex-Im renewal.
Nov 5, 2015 - 5:00 AM
How could current protocols be improved, leading to safer worldwide operations
Nov 4, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Rep. Pompeo's amendment would seek to document the amount of funds diverted from the aviation trust fund.
Nov 2, 2015 - 11:24 AM
The City Council voted to impose new restrictions on emissions and limit the type of fuel that can be sold and used.
Nov 2, 2015 - 10:02 AM
Lawmakers are hopeful budget deal clears the way for fiscal 2016 appropriations action.
Nov 2, 2015 - 9:52 AM
Falcon 50 was parked on a apron dedicated for private flights when cocaine-laden bags were found on board.
Oct 29, 2015 - 11:05 AM
French accident investigators determined that the nosegear was pointed to the left after a hard touchdown.
Oct 29, 2015 - 10:04 AM
The Westchester County, New York-based business aviation industry charity has been helping cancer patients for nearly 35 years.
Oct 29, 2015 - 9:36 AM
Budget deal would avert December shutdown, keeping agencies such as the FAA running, groups say.