Furloughs

FILE - Flight Status Board At LaGuardia Airport (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

FAA Officially Suspends Employee Furloughs

The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended all employee furloughs, officially ending the flight delays that have plagued the nation all week.

04/27/2013

LaGuardia Airport (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Approves Bill To End Furloughs Of Air Traffic Controllers

The House approved the measure Friday on a 361-41 vote, one day after the Senate agreed to the bill. The action came with lawmakers streaming toward the doors for a week-long spring recess.

04/26/2013

Am empty station at an airport control tower (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: The Politics Of The FAA Furloughs

We couldn’t let today’s news about the FAA furloughs soon coming to an end go by without some fact checking on some things we’ve heard.

04/26/2013

Passengers stand in line at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight Delays Pile Up At NYC-Area Airports After FAA Budget Cuts

Airline passengers are facing travel troubles. The Federal Aviation Administration has furloughed 47,000 workers because of federal budget cuts.

04/22/2013

Destruction from superstorm Sandy along the Jersey Shore in Seaside Heights - Feb. 19, 2013 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pallone: Sequester Furloughs Could Slow Sandy Aid

Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey says superstorm Sandy victims have already had problems getting flood insurance money and the sequester he says could make it worse.

03/11/2013

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Monmouth Junction, NJ - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Poll Finds Support For State Worker Cuts

The Quinnipiac University Poll out Thursday finds 53 percent of voters surveyed support layoffs, 63 percent support furloughs and 78 percent support wage freezes.

11/11/2010