Aviation Caucus Created By N.Y. LegislatureAugust 24, 2010 at 1:38 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: Aviation Week
A recently formed aviation caucus in New York state has grown to include 56 members, about a quarter of the State Legislature, says Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-126th District). The New York Legislative Aviation Caucus was established this spring with the help of the New York Aviation Management Association.
“We felt strongly that aviation needed an organized advocacy effort within the state Legislature,” says Lupardo, a caucus founder and its current chairman. The Legislature partnered with the New York Aviation Management Association in creating the caucus, Lupardo says, citing the organization’s dedication to preserving and enhancing the safety and capacity of New York’s airports and airways. “We also partnered with them because of their commitment to raise public awareness of the vital role airports play in the state economy and transportation infrastructure.” …more