FAA conference committee to meet Tuesday

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The Democratic conferees for the Senate will be Rockefeller and Sens. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerTrump riles Dems with pick for powerful EPA job Pelosi's chief of staff stepping down Time is now to address infrastructure needs MORE (Calif.), Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonSenate panel approves bill to speed up driverless cars Dems plan to make gun control an issue in Nevada Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump proclaims 'Cybersecurity Awareness Month' | Equifax missed chance to patch security flaw | Lawmakers await ex-CEO's testimony | SEC hack exposed personal data MORE (Fla.), Max BaucusMax Sieben BaucusBernie Sanders flexes power on single-payer ObamaCare architect supports single-payer system Trump has yet to travel west as president MORE (D-Mont.) and Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellUse tax reform to strengthen what’s working: The low-income housing tax credit Senate energy bill is misguided gift to Trump’s dirty fossil fuel agenda Help states solve their housing problems with the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act MORE (Wash.). The GOP negotiators will be Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison (Texas), Johnny IsaksonJohn (Johnny) Hardy IsaksonAmeriCorps hurricane heroes deserve a reward — don’t tax it Price’s job seen at risk after Trump slams private jet use Senate passes bipartisan Medicare reform bill MORE (Ga.), Jim DeMint (S.C.) and Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchGOP eyes limits on investor tax break Children’s health-care bill faces new obstacles Overnight Finance: White House requests B for disaster relief | Ex-Equifax chief grilled over stock sales | House panel approves B for border wall | Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in tough spot MORE (Utah). The House has not confirmed its conferees yet.

Both chambers approved a short-term extension of the FAA bill last that contains the appropriation for the beleaguered agency, which was set to see its funding run out on Tuesday. The short-term bill is the 23rd extension of the FAA's last multi-year authorization, which expired in 2007.

Lawmakers have said now that they have reached an agreement on labor provisions that held up negotiations on the FAA for the better part of a year that the long-term bill is expected to be finalized before the latest extension expires on Feb. 17.

—This post was originally posted at 3:35 p.m. and it was updated with new information at 3:55 p.m.