Get ready to pony up even more to fly thanks to Congress. Not only will you have the pleasure of risking cancer with the porno-scanners and handing over your personal privacy to a system that is not known to be effective, but you will now pay more for it.
Only Congress and porno-scanner producers could think this is a good idea.
A Senate committee has approved a plan to double the fees charged to airline flyers to help fund the Transportation Security Administration.
Every flyer pays a $2.50 federal fee each way to help fund the TSA.
The proposal that just passed out of a US Senate committee would make that $5 each way or $10 per round trip.