Councilman Andy Dulin http://wfae.org en Council Threatens To Remove Airport Advisory Chairman; Dulin Calls Him A 'Chump' http://wfae.org/post/council-threatens-remove-airport-advisory-chairman-dulin-calls-him-chump <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The Charlotte City Council is threatening to remove the chairman of its Airport Advisory Committee for encouraging lawmakers and commissioners in surrounding counties to support a measure that would strip the airport from the city's control.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:26:01 +0000 Julie Rose 25061 at http://wfae.org Council Threatens To Remove Airport Advisory Chairman; Dulin Calls Him A 'Chump' The Mayor Said What About The Airport? Not What Rucho Says http://wfae.org/post/mayor-said-what-about-airport-not-what-rucho-says <p>Formal debate over the future control of Charlotte's airport begins in earnest Wednesday at a 1 p.m. hearing of the <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/Committees/Committees.asp?sAction=ViewCommittee&amp;sActionDetails=Senate%20Standing_77" target="_blank">State Senate Finance Committee</a>. Senator Bob Rucho of Matthews co-chairs that committee and is sponsoring the measure. Speaking on <a href="http://www.wfae.org/post/airline-merger-and-possible-airport-authority-changes" target="_blank">WFAE's Charlotte Talks Tuesday</a>, Rucho argued a separate "airport authority" is the best way to keep Charlotte officials from drawing down airport coffers to pay for city services.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 22:04:59 +0000 Julie Rose 22169 at http://wfae.org The Mayor Said What About The Airport? Not What Rucho Says