Chairman Mica, the shutdown king

  • Chairman John Mica's games with the Federal Aviation Administration have caused passenger delays, cost taxpayers $400 million and put nearly 100,000 people out of work.
  • He is is still refusing a long-term clean reauthorization of the FAA. He is holding passengers hostage to take away democratic rights from working people.
  • Make your voice heard, send a message to Congress www.cwa-union.org/faashutdown
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Working Americans keep up the pressure on Chairman Mica

Countdown to shutdown: It is beyond time to finalize a long-term FAA Reauthorization bill that improves our aviation infrastructure, grows our economy, and delivers hundreds of thousands of new jobs and keeps elections fair for air and rail employees. Download the flyer here (pdf)

John Mica, wanted for killing jobs

Sign our petition: Chairman Mica and his corporate friends at Delta Air Lines are holding the FAA hostage. Sign our petition to tell Delta that union busting won't fly.

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In his own words: John Mica admits that he shut down the FAA to attack people's rights at work.


Mica in the news:

The Hill FAA workers' furlough back pay will have to wait for a separate bill 09/13/11
The Florida Times Union A rough first year for John Mica as chairman of House Transportation Committee 09/11/11
Star Tribune Union-busting provision just weighing down FAA upgrade 09/09/11
Star Tribune Delayed transport bill has 12,000 Minnesota jobs in limbo 09/07/11
Huffington Post FAA Shutdown Looms Once Again As Lawmakers See Little Progress 09/01/11
Daily Kos Next FAA shutdown deadline is Sept. 16 and John Mica wants the upper hand 08/17/11
Political Correction REALITY CHECK: Rep. Mica Rewrites History, Politics Of His FAA Shutdown 08/16/11
St. Augustine Record Protesters object to Mica's role in FAA furloughs 08/13/11
Houston Chronicle Congressman greeted by protesting workers 08/12/11
Florida Times Union John Mica's 'brutal' week 08/09/11
Daily Kos John Mica claims to have regrets for how he shut down the FAA 08/05/11
Washington Post The FAA shutdown and the new rules of Washington 08/04/11