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Costello Will Not Seek Re-Election

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL) has announced that he will not be a candidate for re-election to Congress in 2012 after 23 years of service. During his tenure, Costello helped to enhance Scott Air Force Base and supported … Continue reading

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AOPA Summit 2011… Learning From The Past, Looking To The Future

by Jack Elliott Schapiro HARTFORD, CONN. – Those who believe the old adage that you can’t mix business and pleasure are obviously not AOPA members, who have attended one of the organization’s annual “Summit” events. Going back to the days … Continue reading

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Midwest Congressional Leaders Lead Opposition To User FeesGAM

WASHINGTON, DC  – The first week of October 2011, a total of 134 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed letters to the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction (“Super Committee”) and to House and Senate leadership expressing strong opposition … Continue reading

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Costello Concerned About Inadequate Funding For NextGen

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL), Senior Democrat on the Aviation Subcommittee, cautioned against reducing the priority of Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) funding at an Aviation Subcommittee hearing October 5, 2011. Costello emphasized that less funding now … Continue reading

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