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Senate passes bill that would restore funding, service to Wyoming airports

Small Airport Regulation Relief Act doesn’t impact Worland’s air service status


April 20, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation today that would provide needed support to airports around Wyoming while addressing security concerns and reauthorizing funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, R-Wyo., praised provisions in the legislation that would restore Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening at the Sheridan airport and ensure that airports can continue to receive Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding despite downturns in regional air service caused by FAA regulations.

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