By Keith Laing - 01/23/12 09:44 PM EST
“We must bring to conclusion a long-term FAA bill to help create jobs, modernize our nation’s aviation infrastructure and air traffic control system, and streamline and reform FAA programs as soon as possible," he continued.
The bill scheduled to be introduced Tuesday by Mica would fund the FAA through Feb. 17, not the end of the month as was originally reported last week.
Sources in the Republican-led House have said the GOP hopes to complete work on the long-term FAA bill by mid-February. They have said the compromise bill would fund the FAA for four years.