Senate Dems back increase in air travel fee to close funding shortfall at TSA
By Erik Wasson – 05/22/12 12:33 PM ET
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday moved forward with legislation to increase airline passenger security fees, beating back a GOP attempt to keep them at current levels.
The 2013 Homeland Security appropriations bill would increase one-way fees for passengers from $2.50 to $5 in order to close a budget shortfall at the Transportation Security Administration.
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