Aug 22 2011
Last week, Sens. Coburn, DeMint, Lee, Paul and Rep. John Mica sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood requesting a full, written justification of any waivers of subsidy cuts for air service to rural communities. The authority to grant such waivers was given to LaHood in legislation passed earlier this month providing for the temporary extension of FAA's funding through mid-September.
Full text of the letter here.