ATC Privatization Fight…Again

The National Association of Air Traffic Specialists has hired a new lobbyist to fight privatization in the coming year. And who is that mystery man….Chet Lott, son of Senator Trent Lott who also chairs the Senate Commerce Aviation Subcommittee. Both sides suggest that Chet will not directly lobby his father…I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

Geoffrey Segal is the director of privatization and government reform at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He is also editor of Reason's Privatization Watch.