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For Immediate Release

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Statement of AFSCME Pres. McEntee on the Congressional Deal Reached to Fund the FAA

Washington, DC — 

“I applaud Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his leadership in bringing the Federal Aviation Administration funding stalemate to an end and putting 74,000 federal and construction employees back to work. In these difficult economic times, it is jobs and not political gamesmanship that Americans truly value.”