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Mike Hopper

New Legislation Could Privatize Air Traffic Control, And Here’s Why We Need to Take That Seriously

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A new bill under consideration by the House Transportation Committee would privatize air traffic control—reducing the size of the federal workforce by 38,000 and transferring all air traffic control employees into a private, nonprofit corporation. Rather than depending on funding from Congress, this newly created air traffic control company would…

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Lawmakers Worry This Idea Will Bring “Some of the Most Violent People in the History of the Planet” to U.S.

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Laws are meant to protect the best interest of the public and enforce safety, but sometimes they can fall into a gray area. Oklahoma lawmakers are at odds with law enforcement agencies over one practice in particular—civil asset forfeiture. Under civil asset forfeiture, law enforcement is allowed to seize any…

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