Mon, Sep 17, 2007
Wishes He Could "Talk Some Sense" Into Former Colleagues
The latest announced opponent of Senate Bill 1300, which would
reauthorize the FAA and add user fees for general aviation, is
former astronaut and Utah Senator Jake Garn.
"This is the only time since I left the Senate that I wished I
was still there so I could talk some common sense into my former
colleagues," Garn recently told the Salt Lake Tribune. "I think it
will have long-term negative impacts on small businesses and
communities across the nation."
Current Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, who sits on the Senate Finance
Committee, has not said how he will vote.
Garn's comments came during a press conference arranged by the
anti-user-fee Alliance for Aviation Across America.
Other Utahans of note lined up against the Senate bill are
Arthur Douglas, president of the Utah Farmers Union, St. George
Mayor Daniel McArthur, and Stephen Thompson, a member of the Logan
The Senate Commerce Committee will take up the bill this
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