The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended all employee furloughs, officially ending the flight delays that have plagued the nation all week.
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.
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.
Airline passengers are facing travel troubles. The Federal Aviation Administration has furloughed 47,000 workers because of federal budget cuts.
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.
The Quinnipiac University Poll out Thursday finds 53 percent of voters surveyed support layoffs, 63 percent support furloughs and 78 percent support wage freezes.