Sat, Jan 12, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually
derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick
quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"While it's encouraging to hear Sen. Nelson's
assessment, in politics it isn't over until the final vote. The
airlines haven't given up on user fees and more taxes on general
aviation, and you can bet their lobbyists will be buttonholing
senators as soon as they're back in Washington. AOPA will be
working even harder on Capitol Hill, and when the timing is right,
we'll be asking all of our members to weigh in with their
Source: Phil Boyer, president of the Aircraft
Owners and Pilots Association, responding to comments from Florida
Senator Bill Nelson during a recent Pilot Town Meeting in Fort
Lauderdale. Nelson told the crowd he believes "user fees are dead"
in the Senate bill for FAA reauthorization, S.1300.
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