NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 4, 2017: Two Delta Connection passenger jets taxi at LaGuardia Airport in New York, New York. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

Georgia lawmakers are close to passing a bill that denies Delta Airlines a $38 million tax exemption for jet fuel.

Republicans are sticking to their word after they promised the airline there would be consequences after Delta severed ties with the NRA due to backlash after the Parkland shooting.

Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle was also very adamant about his disapproval of the airline’s decision:

According to the Associated Press, the bill passed through both chambers by wide margins, and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) has already indicated that he will sign it.


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