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  1. CBO Raises Cost Estimate of ATC Privatization to Almost $100 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Flying

    Maybe now Bill Shuster, Donald Trump, Elaine Chao and Sam Graves will finally give up on their plan to remove air traffic control from the FAA and hand it over to a nonprofit corporation. The four main backers of the proposal received some devastating news yesterday as the Congressional Budget Office revised its estimate of the impact on the deficit of Rep. Shuster's 21st Century Airr Act from $20.7 billion over 10 years to $98.5 billion.


  2. Sen. Cassidy, Rep. Graves and Colleagues Propose a Better Way to Manage Gulf Red SnapperRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | FishingWorld

    The recreational fishing and boating community today applauded the introduction of the RED SNAPPER Act , a bill to improve the way the recreational red snapper fishery is managed in the Gulf of Mexico. The bill was introduced with bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress.


  3. Recent Missouri editorialsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Washington Times

    ... Todd Graves, a close Greitens ally and chairman of the Missouri GOP. Roe helped steer Graves' brother, U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, R-Tarkio, to Congress, and then served as his chief of staff. Greitens' feud with Galloway, a Democrat, goes back to at ...


  4. ATC Privatization Plan Hits TurbulenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Flying

    Bill Shuster still thinks it's a great idea, and apparently so does Sam Graves, but it's starting to feel like the rest of Congress is ready to move on from the ill-fated idea of ATC privatization and focus on the real issue at hand: how to properly fund the FAA so the agency can complete critical air traffic modernization projects. A Senate panel on Tuesday rejected the Trump Administration's proposal to privatize air traffic control, with the Senate Appropriations subcommittee for transportation and housing approving by voice vote a $60 billion bill, with $16.7 billion for the FAA.


  5. Callaway 4-H student benefits from CWFRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Fulton Sun

    ... Capitol Hill, where they met with Sen. Roy Blunt and Reps. Blaine Luetkemeyer, Jason Smith, Vicky Hartzler and Sam Graves. For cultural heritage night, the group saw "The Sound of Music" at the Kennedy Center. Tillitt interacted with 4-H youth from ...


  6. Anti-Air Traffic Control Privatization Rally Held at AirVenture 2017Read the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | Aero-News Network

    ... as early as this week. Panelists noted disappointed that members of the GA Caucus, such as Congressman Sam Graves (R-MO-6), support this bill. "Any protections in this bill for GA are fragile," said Pelton. In describing the legislative ...


  7. Lobbying Hasn't Resolved Air-Traffic-Control DebateRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | National Journal

    ... budget process. Beyond Trump, Shuster secured the backing of two Democrats and, crucially, Republican Rep. Sam Graves of Missouri, who had been a vocal opponent in the past over concerns about the impact on rural communities. Two major conservative ...


  8. FMCSA Chief: CSA to Have Public Meeting, Defends ELD MandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Transport Topics

    ... along freight corridors by issuing a scoring system for the industry. Highways and Transit Subcommittee Chairman Sam Graves (R-Mo.) reminded regulators of the overarching "goal of reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries on the ...


  9. FMCSA to Hold Public Meeting on CSA Corrective PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Transport Topics

    ... Inspector General. The CSA program is meant to improve safety along freight corridors. At the hearing, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), chairman of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, reminded regulators of the overarching "goal of reducing the number of ...


  10. Say It Ain't So, SamRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2017 | AVweb

    This week's news feed produced the disturbing and surprising announcement that Missouri's Rep. Sam Graves will vote in favor of ATC privatization, otherwise known as HR 2997, but in real terms the biggest public giveaway to the airlines since the depression. Graves, you probably know, is head of the House general aviation caucus and has been a reliable, stalwart supporter of the industry since his term began in George W. Bush's first term.


  11. Graves Fights For ATC PrivatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2017 | AVweb

    One of the most influential members of the so-called GA Caucus in Congress recently announced his support for privatization of air traffic control as a vote looms next week on the bill that would hand it over to a nonprofit corporation. Rep. Sam Graves voted against privatization last year but, according to The Hill, Graves switched horses after he spent the year convincing the architect of the bill, House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Penn., to exempt GA from user fees in the bill.


  12. Delta Ends Opposition To ATC PrivatizationRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    ... led by Shuster. Some leading general aviation (GA) advocates have also reportedly come around, including Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO). Graves said that Rep. Shuster has addressed his concerns about how GA is treated under the plan, and now says the ...


  13. Rep. Sam Graves' Support for AIRR Act Contradicts 'Best Interests' of General AviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Flying

    Rep. Sam Graves claims he endorsed the 21st Century AIRR Act after Rep. Bill Shuster compromised on issues like GA user fees and the long term sustainability of the Airport Improvement Program. When Rep. Bill Shuster tried to pass his FAA reauthorization bill in 2016, he found resistance in Rep. Sam Graves , who is a general aviation pilot.


  14. Air Traffic Control Newsletter #145Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Reason Foundation

    ... explicit provisions protecting small airports and access to the NAS - strong enough provisions to win over Rep. Sam Graves (R, MO), Co-Chair of the House GA Caucus (who'd voted against last year's bill). Before the T&I vote, Graves told Politico ...


  15. Aviation Groups Continue to Voice Opposition to House's ATC Privatization PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Flying

    ... his previous opponents now support this new version. Most notably, House General Aviation Caucus Co-Chairman Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) is co-sponsoring the AIRR Act after voting against Shuster's 2016 effort. However, many aviation groups remain ...


  16. House Republicans Want to Eliminate Federal Election Assistance AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Government Executive

    ... "No other federal agency has the capacity, willingness or expertise to effectively absorb these functions." Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., chairman of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee that was considering the measure, said EAC is ...


  17. Industry Groups Support Inhofe FLIGHT ActRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    The Forward Looking Investment in GA, Hangars, and Tarmacs Act of 2017 introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Jim Inhofe and Sen. Tammy Duckworth has broad support among the aviation community. A companion bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Sam Graves and Rep. Cheri Bustos .


  18. House Transportation Committee Passes AIRR ActRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    ... bill that is in the best interest of America's aviation sector and our country as a whole," said U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO). "I commend the Chairman and the entire Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for its work to substantively and ...


  19. Highway Trust Fund in need of a long-term fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Hill

    ... We need a fix to the Highway Trust Fund to solve those problems. And I intend to lead the effort to find it. Sam Graves Highway Trust Fund in need of a long-term fix Proposal to privatize air traffic control struggles to win over critics House panel ...


  20. Independent Pilot Labor Lauds AIRR ActRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    ... and preventative maintenance of its physical infrastructure. The unions are also keen to acknowledge Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., who chairs the General Aviation and Congressional Pilots caucuses, for his successful efforts to ensure the general aviation ...