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Posted on 8/12/2022

Airport Alert: House Passes Inflation Reduction Act

House Democrats pass their partisan reconciliation bill, better known as the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), by a vote of 220-207.

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8/12/2022

Airport Alert: House Passes Inflation Reduction Act

House Democrats pass their partisan reconciliation bill, better known as the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), by a vote of 220-207.

8/10/2022

Regulatory Alert: FAA Releases Updated Guidance on ALP Reviews

FAA releases updated guidance that outlines how the agency reviews requests from airports that want to propose changes to their airport layout plans.

8/7/2022

Airport Alert: Democrats Pass “Inflation Reduction Act” In Senate

Senate Democrats pass a budget reconciliation package, now known as the Inflation Reduction Act.

8/4/2022

Regulatory Alert: AAAE Solicits Feedback on New Buy America Requirements

AAAE is distributing a survey to members to solicit and collect feedback on the new Build America, Buy America requirement.

8/4/2022

Airport Alert: Senate Passes Resolution to Nullify Biden’s NEPA Rule

Senate passes a joint resolution of disapproval that would block the Biden Administration from implementing new regulations regarding the National Environmental Policy Act.

8/3/2022

Airport Alert: DOT Announces Small Community Air Service Grants

DOT announces that 25 communities in 20 states will receive grants under the Small Community Air Service Development Program.

8/3/2022

Airport Alert: Airport Energy Resiliency and Renewable Energy Act Introduced

Legislation is introduced in the Senate that would help airports leverage renewable energy systems to capture and store renewable energy.

8/2/2022

Airport Alert: Senate Committee Approves C-UAS Bill

Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee passes Safeguarding the Homeland from the Threats Posed by Unmanned Aircraft Systems Act of 2022.

7/28/2022

Airport Alert: Senate Releases FY23 Spending Bills, Good News on Airport Priorities

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy releases what is referred to as “the Chairman’s mark” of the 12 annual FY23 funding bills for federal departments and agencies, including DOT and DHS.

7/28/2022

Airport Alert: Schumer and Manchin Reach Agreement on Reconciliation

The Inflation Reduction Act provides tax credits for five years to increase the production of sustainable aviation fuels.

7/28/2022

Regulatory Alert: DOT Requests Information on New Buy America Requirements

DOT publishes a request for information regarding a new Build America, Buy America requirement.

7/28/2022

Hearing Report: Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Adverse Impacts of Leaded Avgas

House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Environment holds a hearing to examine the health risks associated with leaded aviation fuel.

7/27/2022

Airport Alert: Pekoske Nomination for Second TSA Term Advances

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee favorably advanced David Pekoske’s nomination to serve a second term as the TSA Administrator.

7/21/2022

Hearing Report: Senate Holds Second Re-Nomination Hearing for TSA Administrator Pekoske

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee held a re-nomination hearing for current TSA Administrator David Pekoske.

7/20/2022

Airport Alert: House Approves FY23 DOT/FAA Spending Bill

The House of Representative approves a appropriations package that includes funding for DOT and FAA in Fiscal Year 2023.