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Perks From Delta? Answer the Question, Congress

Public Campaign Action Fund sent letters to 20 members of Congress yesterday requesting full disclosure of any benefits they’ve received from Delta Air Lines as Congress considers the long-term Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization legislation. Delta has been the only airline lobbying on the anti-union National Mediation Board Provision and has been pouring campaign contributions into members’ campaign coffers.

Is Delta Using Its Campaign Cash to Influence the FAA Debate?

It should come as no surprise that Delta Airlines is using its lobbyists and campaign donations to try to overturn a decision that makes it less difficult for workers at airports to organize. That's what corporate America does, even during times of economic hardship — they maximize profits at the expense of good jobs. But Delta's lobbying has taken it one step further.