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2011-08-04 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Member of the House Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Congressional Urban Caucus, releases the following statement concerning the Federal Aviation Administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "The FAA is back in business, and 74,000 American workers are back on the job. Work remains to be done to resolve the underlying issues. But this is great news on a day...

2011-08-02 17:24:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Member of the House Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Congressional Urban Caucus releases the following statement urging action to get FAA workers and contractors back on the job: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "Let's keep the conversation going. Before Congress officially begins its August recess we must take action to get some 74,000 workers back on the job....

2011-07-07 12:45:00

Lawmakers working out the 2012 budget may be putting an end to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. NASA's next-generation space telescope was supposed to be the successor to Hubble and the space agency's biggest post-shuttle project. Lawmakers still face many hurdles in the next couple weeks trying to approve the measure. The House Appropriations Committee released its 2012 Commerce, Justice and Science funding bill today, ahead of a scheduled committee meeting. The proposal provides $50.2...

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