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  1. Mica Drafts Bill For ATC PrivatizationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Congressman John Mica , the former chair of the House Transportation Committee, has drafted a bill that would privatize air traffic control in the United States. Mica presented the draft bill to the aviation subcommittee at their hearing earlier this week.

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  2. Read in: Too Good To Be True EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... controller union president Paul Rinaldi and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker both endorsed a measure from Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) to make air traffic control a nonprofit private corporation or a government corporation similar to the postal service. ...

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  3. Congress considers privatizing US air traffic control systemRead the original story

    Wednesday | West Hawaii Today

    ... workforce - the almost 15,000 people who control the nation's air traffic - into a separate corporation. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., presented a bill to the House aviation subcommittee Tuesday that would create a private corporation to govern air ...

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  4. Future Of ATC Discussed In CongressRead the original story

    Tuesday | AVweb

    ... the nonprofit corporation model with stakeholder governance is the best organizational form," said Poole. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., a member of the aviation subcommittee, said he plans to bring legislation before the House in April that would create a ...

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  5. Congress considers privatizing the air traffic control systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    The Federal Aviation Administration is in the middle of a hiring binge for air traffic controllers, but just how long the 6,000 people who get the jobs can expect to work for the federal government is unclear. Frustrated by the FAA's bureaucratic inertia, there is bipartisan sentiment in Congress to spin off the agency's biggest single workforce - the almost 15,000 people who control the nation's air traffic - into a separate corporation.

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  6. FARA update - Saudi Arabia hires Romney digital alumni - Navigators...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Politico

    ... Orlando business executives and politicos attended, including Florida Lt. Gov Carlos Lopez Cantera and GOP Rep. John Mica. The next event was co-hosted by all of the Navigators founding partners - Conda, Chris Cox , Jim Pitts and Phil Anderson - and ...

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  7. GOP lawmakers grill Wheeler about Obama influence on net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | ComputerWorld

    ... agency," he said. "Before you were for [Obama's] position, you were against his position," said Representative John Mica, a Florida Republican. "Everything we have indicates you were headed in a different direction." It appears that Jeff Zients, the ...

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  8. GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... pass along documents until after his decision was made. "I think Mr. Zients on Nov. 6th, strong-armed you," Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. Follow Anne Flaherty at http://twitter.com/AnneKFlaherty Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ...

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  9. Republican obsession with Obamacare is all in their headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Daily Kos

    Remember how Obamacare was going to be a massive "job-killer" ? And how that really didn't happen? At all? So why are Republicans still convinced it's destroying America? "What do you mean it hasn't happened?" said Rep. Tom Price , the new chairman of the House Budget Committee. "Have you talked to any businesses out there?" "The predictions were correct in that it's been one of the one of the slowest recoveries in history," said Rep. John Mica .

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  10. I-4 guarantees huge costs, high tolls - not smooth drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Dyer and Teresa Jacobs , airport leaders and expressway officials - did so without a single objection. U.S. Rep. John Mica had been calling for the new toll lanes for years, and people liked the idea of trying something new. Well, now we have new ...

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  11. DeSantis opens door to Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Hill

    ... ition to DeSantis, a slew of Florida Republicans could also seek to replace Rubio, including Reps. Jeff Miller and John Mica, State House Speaker Will Weatherford, Attorney General Pam Bondi and state CFO Jeff Atwater.

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  12. SunRail to extend into Lake County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Click Orlando

    ... to pay for it," said Noranne Downs, DOT District Five secretary. State and local officials met with Congressman John Mica on Monday to discuss Orange Blossom Express, a feeder rail system that would connect Lake County and Orlando. Mica is proposing ...

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  13. JetBlue Airways Expands Its State-Of-The-Art Training FacilityRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Aero-News Network

    ... to see JetBlue continue to develop and further expand its operations here in Central Florida," said Congressman John Mica (R-FL). "JetBlue is a strong contributor to our local economy, employing more than 1,400 local residents, and that role ...

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  14. Nonstop Trains a Non-starter For Connecticut SenatorRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Bloomberg

    ... firm" against such a plan that would be "dead on arrival." The legislation's sponsor, Republican Representative John Mica of Florida, has been proposing such a study for years. Under the language that was passed, a Northeast Corridor advisory ...

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  15. House OKs Amtrak Subsidy, Study Of High-Speed Service That Skips ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Hartford Courant

    ... half of the House's Republicans, and was approved on a vote of 316-101. It included an amendment sponsored by Rep. John Mica , R.-Fla, that would require Amtrak to study the feasibility of a new, non-stop, high-speed service from Washington to New ...

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  16. Has Boehner taken a left turn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Washington Examiner

    ... again, which will be on the table this summer. "These are difficult choices for the Republican leadership," Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., told the Examiner . "Congress has not been productive. They are trying to show the American people we can move things ...

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  17. Has Boehner taken left turn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Washington Examiner

    ... again, which will be on the table this summer. "These are difficult choices for the Republican leadership," Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., told the Examiner . "Congress has not been productive. They are trying to show the American people we can move things ...

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  18. Amtrak May Study High-Speed Service That Would Skip ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Hartford Courant

    The House of Representatives will vote on legislation Wednesday that would require Amtrak to determine the feasibility of implementing a new high-speed service from New York City to Boston that would likely cross Connecticut but make no stops in the state. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., as an amendment to an Amtrak funding authorization bill, would also require the passenger rail company to study how it might implement a new, non-stop, high-speed service from Washington, D.C., to New York.

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  19. Can Congress Play Part in Preventing Another MH370?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Instapundit

    Lawmakers are pressing the airline industry to develop better methods for tracking flights in the wake of the still unexplained disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March 2014, but industry representatives cautioned that some of the options being discussed are unnecessary. During a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight & Investigation's Subcommittee on Transportation, Rep. John Mica , the chairman, asserted that it is "unacceptable that today we are unable to locate or properly track commercial aircraft."

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  20. Investigators Found 'Lost' Lois Lerner Emails In 2 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sweetness & Light

    The IRS's inspector general confirmed Thursday it is conducting a criminal investigation into how Lois G. Lerner's emails disappeared, saying it took only two weeks for investigators to find hundreds of tapes the agency's chief had told Congress were irretrievably destroyed. So "irretrievably lost" means they can be easily found within in two weeks.

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