This week, I voted in support of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization conference bill, which will help ensure our national airspace remains safe and reliable. The bill modernizes airport infrastructure and improves service for the travelling public. It passed the House by a vote of 398–23.

The FAA Reauthorization also includes a bill that I wrote to make El Paso and other small airports eligible for funds to expand aviation services. The Department of Transportation provides grants for small airports through the Small Community Air Service Development Program so they can pay costs associated with attracting new air service…

Rep. Beto O'Rourke

Official blog of the US Representative for El Paso, TX

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