air traffic control tower http://wamc.org en U.S. Senator Has A Plan To Reinstate Furloughed Air Traffic Controllers http://wamc.org/post/us-senator-has-plan-reinstate-furloughed-air-traffic-controllers <p>A U.S. Senator from New York is behind legislation to get air traffic controllers back on the job.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:50:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 63057 at http://wamc.org U.S. Senator Has A Plan To Reinstate Furloughed Air Traffic Controllers FAA Tower Closures Include Two in New York http://wamc.org/post/faa-tower-closures-include-two-new-york <p>The Federal Aviation Administration has decided which federal contract air-traffic control towers will close. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the closures come because of required cuts under sequestration.</p><p>The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA decided that 149 federal contract towers will close beginning April 7 as part of the agency’s sequestration implementation plan. The number is 40 fewer than initially thought, and does not include control towers that are federally staffed.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:11:13 +0000 Allison Dunne 60625 at http://wamc.org FAA Tower Closures Include Two in New York