ATC Privatization Could Cause Cascade of Cuts

Nearly $100 billion added deficit would trigger sequester cutbacks

November 2, 2017 – The nearly $100 billion addition to the federal deficit caused by ATC privatization, as estimated by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, would force mandatory cuts across a broad swath of important federal programs, such as military retirement and flood insurance.

The Congressional Research Service, which conducts nonpartisan reviews of legislation, sent a memo to members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that separating air traffic control operations from the FAA would trigger an automatic budget sequester if costs are not offset.

 

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2017-11-04T03:08:04+00:00

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