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Six years after the crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in Clarence claimed 50 lives, the subject of air safety has once again become a political hot topic in Washington. Congressional hearings are taking place this week to review the aspects of a new FAA Reauthorization Bill.

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The Families of Continental Flight 3407 were back in Washington Wednesday to have their first meeting with new Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx.

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Flight 3407 families received some encouraging news for the Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday, one day after lobbying in Washington on the four year anniversary of the crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407.