Aviation turmoil shifts attention to stalled confirmation of FAA chief

Senate Republicans have raised concerns about President Biden’s nominee, Denver International Airport CEO Phil Washington

By: - January 23, 2023 5:23 pm
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A breakdown in the federal aviation system earlier this month threw a spotlight on the absence of a Senate-confirmed leader of the Federal Aviation Administration, prompting Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to push for the chamber to confirm President Joe Biden’s choice to lead the agency. (Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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