Washington Insider Update Videos

Washington Insider Update Videos deliver timely information and updates to airport executives who need to be in the know on industry-related developments on Capitol Hill and around Washington.  WIU Videos are filmed live from the AAAE studio and are sent on Mondays (when Congress is in session) with an outlook for the coming week, in addition to additional videos whenever events warrant. 

Washington Insider Update Videos are available to employees at airports and companies that participate in the AAAE & ALA Federal Affairs Membership only. You must be logged in to view the alerts.

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Click on the date below to view each video.
  • February 6, 2017
    AAAE's Joel Bacon previews this week's action in Congress and discusses how broad partisan disagreements could affect legislation like FAA reauthorization and a potential infrastructure package.

    With so many critical aviation issues on the agenda this year, we hope you can join us for the 2017 AAAE/ACI-NA Washington Legislative Conference, March 21-22. The following key committee leaders and members of Congress are scheduled to speak: House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); House Transportation Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR); House Appropriations Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL); and Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA), member of the House Transportation Committee.
  • January 30, 2017
    AAAE's Joel Bacon previews the busy week in Washington, including a Senate vote on the nomination of Elaine Chao to be Transportation Secretary, a hearing on the TSA and legislation on airport employee access control. With the Trump Administration taking a number of executive actions in its first week in office, Bacon also reviews the refugee travel ban and orders regarding environmental reviews, federal funding to sanctuary cities, a federal hiring freeze and regulatory relief.
  • January 23, 2017
    As we enter the first full week of the new Donald Trump Administration, AAAE's Joel Bacon offers an update on Trump's Cabinet nominees, the temporary leaders of aviation-related federal agencies, the Administration's proposed infrastructure package and an FAA reauthorization bill expected this spring.

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