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Aero-News Quote of the
"I know we're facing difficult economic times in our
country, but we've got to get our financial house in order without
hindering high-growth industries, such as general
aviation…Adding new fees, such as a $100 departure tax, will
impact travelers and businesses alike, discouraging domestic
operations and threatening our global competitiveness."
Source: Letter to President Obama from Florida Senator
Bill Nelson (D).