Pressure Builds to Stop Sequestration

Mar. 29, 2012

Statement by AIA President & CEO Marion C. Blakey

While everyone agrees on the need to control spending, a bipartisan consensus is emerging that the sequestration cuts imposed by the Budget Control Act are a cure worse than the disease. There is indisputable data showing that another $500 billion of cuts to defense programs would hollow out our military, endanger our troops and stop economic recovery dead in its tracks.

Voices as diverse as International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Tom Buffenbarger and Senator Jon Kyl…

AIA Welcomes Nomination of Huerta

Mar. 29, 2012

Statement by AIA President & CEO Marion C. Blakey

We welcome President Obama’s nomination of Michael Huerta to be the FAA administrator. Michael is a proven leader and a very strong advocate for the FAA who is extremely capable of taking on the challenges of the agency over the long term. He understands the importance of seeing that the Next Generation Air Transportation System gets up and running and understands more than most how its enormous benefits outweigh short-term hurdles. There are many critical aviation issues in the United States and abroad that will…

NASA and NOAA FY13 Funding

U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Hearing

Frank Slazer, Vice President, Space Systems
March 22, 2012

AIA Supports Cantwell-Graham Amendment

Mar. 15, 2012