Monthly Archives: April 2013

Airport Delays, Tower Closures, and the Effort to Reverse Them

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been in the news quite a bit recently, and we thought we would take a few minutes to explain the slightly convoluted story of furloughs and tower closures. As part of the sequester that went into effect last month, FAA lost a fairly significant portion of its funding (the […]

I-25 Coalition Hits the Hill

This week, members of the I-25 Coalition met with Members of Congress to discuss transportation and infrastructure. Pictured is the coalition’s meeting with Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)

Might We Soon Be Able to Use Portable Electronic Devices During Takeoff?

Who can forget the story of actor Alec Baldwin getting kicked off an American Airlines flight for playing “Words With Friends” after the plane’s boarding door had closed? And who can forget the hilarious response he gave to the incident on Saturday Night Live shortly thereafter? While Baldwin took a lot of heat for his […]

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Examines Nomination of Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

In a Thursday hearing covering issues ranging from transparency to use of private emails to global warming, the Senate EPW committee thoroughly vetted President Obama’s nominee to succeed Lisa Jackson as EPA administrator, Gina McCarthy. MW Capitol was there for the entire three-hour affair, and now we bring you the highlights… [A quick word before […]