The bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration to set a minimum size for airplane seats and legroom to ensure safety, a nod to the growing number of complaints about shrinking seats. The legislation bars passengers from being kicked off overbooked planes.
On Wednesday, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris appeared with MATA CEO Gary Rosenfeld before commissioners to talk county investment in MATA. Commissioners are forming a special committee to discuss transportation issues.
Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.