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National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Perry taps TxDOT to keep airport towers working

Gov. Rick Perry is arranging for state funds to temporarily pay for air traffic controllers at 13 Texas airports set to lose funding related to federal automatic spending cuts.

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Federal budget cuts ground San Marcos airport tower

Less than two and a half years after its completion, the air traffic control tower at San Marcos Regional Airport will be closed in the next month or so as the result of automatic federal spending cuts.