House, Senate Strike Deal on Highway, FAA Extensions

House, Senate Strike Deal Highway, FAA Extensions

U.S. Representative John Mica, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, says House and Senate leaders have reached a deal that averts a looming shutdown of federal highway and aviation programs. The agreement clears the way for passage this week of a single, short-term bill that extends operating authority for the Federal Aviation Administration through the end of January and highway and transit assistance programs through the end of March.

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