House finishes FAA amendment debate, votes set for Friday

Thursday night, the House accepted by voice vote amendments that would:

• Allow airshows to take place in Cleveland at the same time the Cleveland Indians are playing nearby (Rep. Sam GravesSam Graves19 pledged Missouri delegates go to Trump House GOPer eyes McCaskill challenge 5B highway bill limits teen truckers MORE, R-Mo.)

• Require the FAA to continue discussions about safety at the Santa Monica Airport (Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif.)

• Require airports to inform small companies about pending contracts (Rep. Gwen MooreGwen MooreDems to Obama: End citizenship rule for education programs Overnight Finance: Republicans move to block overtime rule | House, Senate split on IRS cuts | Yellen heading back before Congress Bill would require drug test to claim high-dollar tax deduction MORE, D-Wis.)

• Prohibit the FAA from destroying vintage aircraft certificate data (Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo.)

• Require the Transportation Department to release terms on deeds in which the government conveys land to airports (Rep. Jim MathesonJim MathesonDems target Mia Love in must-win Utah House race Overnight Energy: Justices reject new challenge to air pollution rule Former Rep. Matheson to take reins of energy group MORE, D-Utah)

• Include a sense of the Congress that the Los Angeles International Airport consult with the local community on expansion plans (Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.)

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