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OpenMarket: May 2015

  • ERAM Deployed Five Years Late, NRC Blasts FAA on NextGen Delays

    May 4, 2015

    We saw two announcements on air traffic control modernization last week. The first was that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had finally completed its En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) deployment, a critical component of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) update of National Airspace System (NAS) management.

    ERAM greatly improves flight tracking, communications, and controller displays by harnessing new technologies that have been developed in the last several decades. This is all well and good, but ERAM rollout was supposed to have been completed by 2010. Five years late and several hundred million dollars over budget, it is a bit...

  • Key Vote Alert: “YES” on Overriding the Veto of S. J. Res. 8

    May 1, 2015
    On Monday, May 4, 2015, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) will score the Senate’s veto override vote on S. J. Res. 8, a Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval to void the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “ambush elections” rule, which threatens American workers’ freedom of association and privacy. CEI’s Congressional Labor and Employment Scorecard can be found at CEI’s labor and employment policy project: WorkplaceChoice.org.

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