Adam Shapiro from the Fox Business Network recently did a six month investigation into the shady hiring practices of the FAA when it came to the Biographical Questionare. See more inside their segment:
Representative Hultgren has reintroduced HR5675 from last year, which has been renamed HR 1964 Air Traffic Control Hiring Act. Both parties have co-written the bill and it has garnered support from across the isle including:
Dan Lipinski (IL-3)
Randy Hultgren (IL-14)
Cheri Bustos (IL-17)
Vicky Hartzler (MO-4)
Matt Salmon (AZ-5)
Tim Ryan (OH-13)
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We were informed this week that H.R. 5675 will be coming back to congress very shortly courtesy of Congressman Randy Hultgren! The bill will no longer be named HR 5675 and will receive its new name once it reaches the floor of congress. Stasy tuned for updates!
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to revise hiring practices for air traffic controller positions, to establish an Air Traffic Control Education and Training Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.
Read about it more here: http://www.opencongress.org/bill/hr5675-113/show
There have been a great amount of news articles and interviews that the media has been picking up lately in regards to the FAA's hiring practices. Here are some of the big ones!