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Air Traffic Control Proposal: Making Airlines Tax Collectors?

Beware policy proposals waving the "privatization" banner that don't constitute true privatization at all, and threaten to actually worsen the situation.

The latest example:  Efforts to restructure the U.S. air traffic control system, which would likely repeat the mistakes of such federal boondoggles as Amtrak and the U.S. Post Office. Alongside numerous other conservative and libertarian organizations, CFIF has maintained serious concerns over H.R. 2997, the "21st Century AIRR Act."  Those concerns include, among other flaws: Greater empowerment of air traffic controller unions, by maintaining centralized monopoly power over air traffic control while expanding their authority over such matters as personnel changes, salary caps and mandatory retirement age (currently at age 56…[more]

September 22, 2017 • 01:58 pm
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Information: Timothy H. Lee is Senior Vice President of legal and public affairs at the Center for Individual Freedom (www.cfif.org).

 
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