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May 22, 2013 | The Washington Post

Congress Hammers NRC on Lease

At a Wednesday hearing, Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), chairman of the subcommittee overseeing public buildings, reprimanded R. William Borchardt, executive director for operations at the NRC, for the agency’s having going around usual leasing procedures to score appropriations for a $350 million lease in the third, brand-new building after the House had approved a space request for only about one-third the size.

Apr 29, 2013 | Greenville News

Shuster & Rice Op-Ed: Port Critical to Economy

Chairman Shuster and Rep. Tom Rice on importance of ports and waterways to the economy

Apr 26, 2013 | Chicago Tribune Editorial

The Stunt Pilots Misread Their Gauges

White House scrambles for damage control on FAA furloughs and sequestration

Apr 25, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Editorial

The FAA Strikes Again, the FAA Brags

The Federal Aviation Administration claims the sequester spending cuts are forcing it to delay some 6,700 flights a day, but rarely has a bureaucracy taken such joy in inconveniencing the public.

Apr 25, 2013 | USA Today

Shuster Op-Ed: FAA's Decisions Maximize Pain

Shuster discusses the administration's decision to furlough FAA air traffic controllers, inflicting the most pain possible on our aviation system, the traveling public, and the economy.

Apr 24, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Editorial

Flying the Government Skies

As travellers nationwide are learning, the White House has decided to express its dislike of the sequester—otherwise known as modestly smaller government—by choosing to cut basic air traffic control services.

Apr 23, 2013 | Wall Street Journal Editorial

Flight Delays as Political Strategy

The FAA furloughs traffic controllers rather than cut other spending

Mar 27, 2013 | New Orleans Times-Picayune

Shuster Op-Ed: Waterway, Port Investments Are Vital to Louisiana and the Nation

Chairman Shuster discusses the importance of maintaining and improving our ports and waterways

Mar 13, 2013 | The Hill

Shuster Op-Ed: Efficient Transportation System Is Crucial to Economy, Way of Life

Chairman Shuster writes about the economic importance of infrastructure, the federal role in ensuring that the United States is connected by an efficient transportation system, and the Committee's priority of passing a Water Resources Development Act to improve our system of ports and waterways.