Michael Huerta

Local News
4:31 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Rogers Blasts FAA Chief Over Airport Layoffs, Delays

Rep. Hal Rogers

Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers is criticizing the head of the Federal Aviation Administration for the layoffs of air traffic controllers and flight delays at the nation’s airports.

The Somerset Republican told Michael Huerta at an appropriations subcommittee hearing in Washington today that the furloughs took lawmakers by surprise.

Rogers says Congress never heard anything about the possibility from the FAA.

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