Senate Commerce FAA bill heads for Wednesday markup

Politico's Morning Transportation quotes Marc Scribner on the costs of the FAA reauthorization bill. 

But the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Marc Scribner maintained that the math isn’t so simple: “Before conservatives blow a gasket on this supposed budget buster, note that the CBO report relies on some nonsensical assumptions to derive this misleading figure. … Taxes authorized under the current law must be included in the score because a change has not yet been proposed. … The score is the result of completely unrealistic assumptions about how reform would actually be enacted.”

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