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Trump Proposes Budget Cuts to Post 9/11 Security and Small Aviation Markets

Date: March 17, 2017
Type: AFA Article

“We are extremely concerned that the [proposed Trump] budget guts the Essential Air Service (EAS) Program. These cuts would harm rural and underserved communities that lack access to a fully-mature transportation system, and rely on subsidized air transportation services or face further economic isolation.”

"The budget also siphons critical funding from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a move that would effectively reduce the number of security professionals on the frontlines of protecting Americans from safety and security threats in our airports."

Read the full statement from the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

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