President Obama proposed an increase in airline passenger duty last week. Obama proposes imposing a $100 fee on each commercial airliner and corporate jet every time they take off; raising the per-passenger security fee, which helps pay for the Transportation Security Administration’s airport screening, from the current $2.50 for each leg of a flight to a maximum $5 for a one-way trip to a flat $5 one way. The fee also would rise another 50 cents a year from 2013 through 2017 to $7.50. The Homeland Security Department could raise it further through regulation. The increases would be passed on

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