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Air Transport, Other Industries, Hope to Cash in on T&I Committee

The air transportation industry got a big inside connection to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in Congress when the National Air Transportation Association managed to hire Jim Coon, the committee’s Republican staff director since 2007, Politico reported this morning.

Plane Truth

Hee hee. Our own Nancy Watzman also writes for the Politics West section of the Denver Post and today she takes on links between campaign contributions and recent legislative favors to the banking and airline industries to discuss the fates of Frontier Airlines vs. Franny Airlonowitz.

How strange that for all political rhetoric about caring for the needs of the people/helping hard-working Americans/family values etc., so often corporations go to the front of the line: