While the nation faces a serious fiscal crisis and ballooning deficit that must be addressed, it is important that ill-considered cuts aren’t made to programs that affect our national security, aviation infrastructure, space leadership, technological innovation and economic vitality.
House letter to President Obama
Over forty members of Congress urged President Obama to reconsider further cuts to national defense.
AIA letter to Representative Boehner
Marion C. Blakey underlines the importance of aerospace and defense to U.S. economic recovery.
Second to None
AIA has launched a new initiative to reach out to members of Congress, the administration and other public officials to tell the story about the national security and economic contributions of the U.S. aerospace and defense industry. A new website, a toolkit for AIA member company representatives and an outreach campaign will tell the story that this industry is Second to None.
POLITICO: On the offense over Defense cuts
An opinion article by Rep J. Randy Forbes, Rep. Michael Turner, Rep. Rob Bishop and Rep. Mike Conway urging Congress to do its job and provide adequately for the common defense.