Conservatives rally behind independent air traffic control plan

The Hill reports on a coalition letter CEI signed in support of seperating the nation's air traffic control system from the FAA. 

Conservative and libertarian groups in Washington are rallying behind a House Republican plan to separate the nation’s air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

A group of 13 right-leaning groups said in a letter to members of Congress that the proposal to create a new nongovernmental organization that would take over air traffic control from the FAA is "an excellent foundation upon which to build a new model for an operation historically mired in old-style thinking and fiscal ineptitude.

"As Congress prepares to craft a comprehensive FAA reauthorization package, lawmakers should explore every option to improve the nation’s aviation infrastructure without burdening taxpayers," the groups wrote.

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