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HAI & Aviation industry oppose $100 Obama aviation tax

Sept. 22, 2011 – HAI President Matt Zuccaro joined a multitude of leaders from aviation trade associations in co-signing letters this week to the U.S. Congress, expressing strong opposition to the proposed $100 tax on the aviation industry as part of President Obama's deficit reduction plan.


September 22, 2011
By Helicopter Association International

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Sept. 22, 2011 – HAI President Matt Zuccaro joined a multitude of leaders from aviation trade associations in co-signing letters this week to the U.S. Congress, expressing strong opposition to the proposed $100 tax on the aviation industry as part of President Obama's deficit reduction plan.

Important contributions from our industry help support the recoverying U.S. economy. Taxes disguised as fees will further undermine economic recovery and will not produce more jobs in the helicopter industry. Click on the following links to read copies of the letters to Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate majority leader,Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.).

All HAI members are strongly encouraged to weigh in with their elected House and Senate members of Congress in Washington to remind them of aviation's important role and the need to preserve and grow a healthy aviation industry while protecting helicopter jobs. For contact information, visit www.house.gov and www.senate.gov .

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