Tuesday May 14
Viewpoints: Obama took risk on budget offer and was slammed by Rep....
Bloomberg : Obama's Budget Put The Onus On Ryan Obama took a risk and proposed a budget containing cuts to entitlements cherished by his party.
Mon May 13, 2013
House Bill Would Speed Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting
Representative Mike Pompeo has introduced a bill that would expedite the permitting of new interstate natural gas pipelines.
Mayors support Heartland Flyer passenger rail expansion through Kansas
May 11--The mayors of Wichita, Kansas City and Oklahoma City have thrown their weight behind returning passenger rail service to southern Kansas, signing a letter supporting the extension of train service from Oklahoma City through Wichita into Kansas City.
The Raw Story
Benghazi report author defends Clinton despite 'grossly...
The 42-year veteran of the U.S. State Department who wrote a report chiding it for "grossly inadequate" security measures at the consulate building in Benghazi, Libya leading up to a September 2012 attack defended former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on Sunday from repeated Republican criticism.
Sun May 12, 2013
Airborne 05.10.13: Small A/C Revitalization Act, AirVenture Cup, X47B 'Arrested'
Also: Saving A B-25, Canada Not Happy With Qatar ICAO Grab, S-92 Rig Approach, FutureCub and the TomorrowHawk In a move that would cut regulations on the general aviation industry and thereby improve safety, decrease costs, and free private-sector innovation, Congressman Mike Pompeo , has introduced the Small Aircraft Revitalization Act.
Fri May 10, 2013
Congressman Pompeo encouraged by early reception of aviation bill
In this file photo from 2012, Rep. Mike Pompeo unveils a general aviation advocacy campaign.
Thu May 09, 2013
EAA Lauds Bipartisan GA Bill to Boost Safety, Lower Costs
May 9, 2013 - EAA applauds the bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo and a bipartisan group of lawmakers that would establish a date for FAA implementation of its Part 23 Aviation Rulemaking Committee recommendations that would increase safety and cut aircraft certification costs.
Taker nation: Why federal spending is tough to trim
The verdict: Some Washington programs waste money, others don't. Too often, it's hard to tell which is which.
Bill would set timeline for aircraft-certification reform
Five members of the U.S. House, citing regulations that they say have been overtaken by technology, are seeking to set a year-end 2015 deadline for the FAA to act on recommendations being developed for less costly - and safer - aircraft certification procedures.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Pompeo introduces legislation he says will help light aircraft industry
Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas poses in his office at the Cannon building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 10, 2011.
Former Kan. securities chief: Crash of a political career
Aaron Jack, who resigned rather than be fired in February as Kansas securities commissioner, confirms he has abandoned his GOP candidacy for insurance commissioner.
Congressmen Push Part 23 Rewrite
A bipartisan group of U.S. House members led by Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., has introduced a bill designed to propel revisions to FAA Part 23 certification standards into law.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rep. Cleaver blames House Republicans for 'legislative constipation'
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver said Friday that Republicans in the House were responsible for "legislative constipation" that was preventing a full economic recovery.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Voice For Liberty in Wichita
The future of Obamacare, now he tells us
This is a sad commentary on the state of politics and governance in the U.S., from the Boston Globe : Unencumbered by the political pressures of a reelection campaign, Baucus is in a position to call out both the failure of federal officials to prepare for implementing Obamacare as well as the unintended consequences of its complex regulations.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Re: Opinion Line
President Bush's approval rating is at 47 percent, the same as President Obama's now.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
EDITORIAL: Obamacare off the rails
Sen. Max Baucus , who as chairman of the Finance Committee guided Obamacare down the tracks in the U.S. Senate , is changing his tune now that he's about to retreat into Montana to hide in placid retirement.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Stabenow, Pompeo spar over PTC
Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Mike Pompeo clashed Wednesday over the future of a key wind energy tax credit, underscoring the many hurdles lawmakers face in their push to reform the tax code Pompeo, a conservative Kansas Republican, criticized a deal to avert the fiscal cliff that extended the production tax credit for wind by one year - just one ... (more)
Looking at energy tax issues - Fisker in spotlight at Oversight...
CAN'T-MISS EVENT I: POLITICO Pro this morning held its Deep Dive look at tax policies, the 2014 budget and U.S. energy issues - a conversation sure to get interesting given the potential shake-up on the Senate Finance and Energy committees .
The Wichita Eagle
Re: Opinion Line
The future of military aircraft is using drones. They can fly for 24 hours or more without the need for refueling.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
US News & World Report
Lawmakers Who Pushed CISPA Were 'Doxed,' Received Threats Online
A "dox" about Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., includes the names of his wife and children, his work addresses, and a link to a petition for his removal from Congress.