Tag: John Thune

Mitch PerryApril 19, 2016

Bill Nelson is praising the Senate’s passage of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, in particular a provision that will test technology for intercepting a drone that flies too close to U.S. airports. “Madam President, last night’s national news was led by an international news report from London about an inbound British Airways flight into […]

Scott PowersMarch 16, 2016

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson‘s concern about unpiloted drones flying near airports led him to take steps in Senate action Wednesday to stop them. Florida’s senior senator had the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee insert a pilot program to deter them into the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization bill. Senate Bill 2658, which ranking Democrat Nelson of Florida […]


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