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  1. GOP files bill to privatize air traffic controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Hill

    ... would oversee air traffic control functions that are currently handled by the FAA. The legislation's sponsor, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), said the measure would drastically improve the efficiency of air traffic control in the U.S. "We've tried reform ...

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  2. Rep. John Mica: Time to Privatize Unmanageable TSARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | News Max

    A congressional architect of the federal agency that safeguards U.S. airports describes his post-9/11 creation today as a "bastard child that's gotten out of control." A passenger groping scandal is just one example of a bad "pattern" at the Transportation Security Administration, Rep. John Mica told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV on Friday.

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  3. High-Speed Rail Conference Draws ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Mass Transit

    ... Secretary Anthony Tata. Congress members include former chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee John Mica (FL), Donna Edwards (MD), Corrine Brown (FL), DC's Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Richard Neal (MA). Rail industry leaders will ...

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  4. Black Hats and White Hats Kevin Williamson 19 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | National Review Online

    ... and it is widespread. When Richard Fuld of Lehman Bros. was called to testify before the House, Florida Republican John Mica told him: "You're the villain." Fuld is said to have personally lost something on the order of $1 billion in the Lehman ...

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  5. Congress struggles with transportation fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    ... as well as a two-year measure in 2012. The difficulty has not always stemmed from partisan differences, said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., who was chairman of the House Transportation Committee in 2005 and helped author the last long-term measure. "The ...

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  6. In congressional office spending, Webster comes in low, Posey highRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in Congress. In Central Florida, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown , D-Jacksonville, spent about $2.41 million; U.S. Rep. John Mica , R-Winter Park, $2.38 million; and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson , D-Orlando, $2.21 million. None appeared to bill taxpayers for ...

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  7. SunRail Phase 2 construction contracts to be advertisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... added into SunRail's expansion plans, increasing the price because it wasn't in the original proposal, U.S. Rep. John Mica , R-Florida, previously told Orlando Business Journal . Mica joined state and local representatives in working with the FTA to ...

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  8. OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and Dean Asher have been at the forefront of the TSA-ousting talk. And they've been egged on by U.S. Rep. John Mica , who is on a crusade to dismantle the agency, calling the agency "bloated." Listen, if Mica thinks the whole TSA network is bloated, ...

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  9. McConnell-Paul alliance has its limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Politico

    ... such as Florida, where Sen. Marco Rubio plans to formally announce his bid in mid-April, Republicans like Rep. John Mica are instead supporting their state's former governor, Jeb Bush. In South Carolina, Sen. Tim Scott plans to stay neutral even as ...

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  10. Lawmaker Moves to Remake Air Traffic Control as a CorporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Government Executive

    As managed by the Federal Aviation Administration, the nation's air traffic control system has for decades prompted complaints about faltering funding from Congress and a top-heavy bureaucracy that is slow to exploit new technology. With Congress gearing up to reauthorize the FAA by September, Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., is taxiing down the legislative runway with a plan to transform the current "dysfunctional" system by moving much of its management of 15,000 employees out of government and into a new corporation.

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  11. Mica Drafts Bill For ATC PrivatizationRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  12. Read in: Too Good To Be True EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | 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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  13. Congress considers privatizing US air traffic control systemRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | 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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  14. Future Of ATC Discussed In CongressRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | 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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  15. Congress considers privatizing the air traffic control systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | 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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  16. FARA update - Saudi Arabia hires Romney digital alumni - Navigators...Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | 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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  17. GOP lawmakers grill Wheeler about Obama influence on net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  18. GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  19. Republican obsession with Obamacare is all in their headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | 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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  20. I-4 guarantees huge costs, high tolls - not smooth drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | 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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