Skip to comments.FAA shutdown averted
Posted on 09/15/2011 3:32:19 PM PDT by ColdOne
But under Thursdays agreement, Coburn will be allowed to insert language into a longer-term highways bill that Democrats and Republicans will negotiate before the new round of funding expires in six months. Coburns provision would allow states to opt out of a program requiring them to set aside millions of dollars for beautification projects like bike paths, sound walls and decorative highway signs.
The conservative Oklahoma senator - known for singlehandedly holding up Senate business had come under increasing pressure from his GOP colleagues, and eventually relented-. Earlier Thursday, they said he was demanding too much on a bill that was passed Tuesday by the Republican-controlled House and was being rushed through the Senate.
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FAA funding was held HOSTAGE by Harry Reid and his bike paths.
I heard the radio on Mark Levin's show today.
fatigue is certainly setting in