President Obama Signs Bill Ending FAA Furloughs

Source: AP / CBS News

President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers.

The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March.

Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs.

Congress moved quickly on a fix, despite Obama’s preference that the cuts be replaced all at once rather than piecemeal.

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