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 MooreLawmakers mourn Gene Wilder’s death Wisconsin Dem calls for calm in wake of Milwaukee police shooting Dems to Obama: End citizenship rule for education programs 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 MathesonLobbying world House Dem donated K to freshman GOP lawmaker An election of choices 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.)