Lawmakers criticize FAA-imposed furloughs

04/24/2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek · CNNMoney/Fortune

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is questioning the Federal Aviation Administration's decision to furlough air traffic controllers. "If for some reason the president or FAA don't believe they have the flexibility to address this issue, they should ask Congress for the flexibility they need," said Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. "Until then, however, they should use the flexibility we all know they do have to ease the burden on passengers."

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