The House yesterday unanimously approved legislation that would extend airport funding for one month and give airports the ability to collect passenger facilities charges, which they often use to repay bonds.

The measure had been introduced Monday by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Sander Levin, D-Mich., and was cosponsored by six congressional members, including Transportation Committee chairman James Oberstar, D-Minn., and that committee’s ranking minority member, John Mica, R-Fla.

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