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.

Oct 9, 2007 - 11:47 AM
According to the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), a law recently approved by the California State Assembly would assess all fractional owner
Oct 9, 2007 - 9:09 AM
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised its estimates of budget deficits.
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:55 AM
Keeping with custom, Congress deserted Washington for the dog days of August with some small sense of accomplishment.
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:53 AM
In one of her first acts as chairman of the NTSB, Ellen Engleman vowed to take a fresh look at the Board’s safety advocacy programs, including its “Most Wa
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:50 AM
The FAA selected the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to be the lead partner in a Center of Excellence program on aircraft noise and emissions mitigat
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:24 AM
It has been just over two years since four hijacked jetliners stopped the world in its tracks on what was for residents of the New York City and Washington
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:19 AM
They say that turnabout is fair play, and that’s evidently what a proactive North Carolina tobacco grower thought he was doing when he sued a local high sc
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:15 AM
A marginally sufficient 55 percent of the 540-strong force of eligible employees at aeromed operator Air Methods recently voted to approve representation b
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:13 AM
Bell Helicopter must face trial over the deaths of three paramedics killed in a 1998 helicopter crash in Los Angeles, after the California Supreme Court de
Oct 9, 2007 - 4:11 AM
Displaying the sort of brand loyalty most manufacturers only wish for, the New York City Police Department aviation unit has taken delivery of yet another