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Monday, October 17, 2011

Urge Congress To Oppose Obama's User Fee Proposal

President Obama has proposed, as part of the administration’s economic growth and deficit reduction plan, a $100 per-flight “user fee” for commercial and general aviation flights that use the air traffic control system. 

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Contact Governor Brown Today In Support of SB 619

NATA’s sponsored bill SB 619 (Fuller) is heading to the Governor.

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Friday, June 24, 2011

Contact CA Assembly Committee Members in Support of SB 619 Today!

In 2009, the California State Legislature passed a bill that included the flight training industry under the regulatory oversight of the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Because this bill was passed without any input from the industry, it was structured in a way that imposed a nearly impossible to meet burden on California flight schools.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Contact Your State Senator Today In Support Of SB619

California’s attempts to regulate flight training as private postsecondary education have led to the issuance of rules that threaten to harm flight training providers irreparably. A National Air Transportation Association (NATA) member survey indicated that up to 90% of flight training facilities could be forced to close their doors when these rules take effect for our industry on July 1. But you can prevent that from happening.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Legislation Introduced To Reduce Unfair Government Competition

U.S. Representative John Duncan (R-TN) and U.S. Senator John Thune (R-SD) introduced legislation, the Freedom from Government Competition Act (and H.R. 1474 and S. 785, respectively) to reduce unfair government competition with the private sector, including small business. NATA members are being asked to contact their Members of Congress to request they co-sponsor this legislation. The more co-sponsors the bill has, the more likely it will be taken up by Congress.

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