December 20, 2017 – At an executive session on December 13, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved a bill to reauthorize the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
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November 1, 2017 – On October 31, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee convened a hearing to consider four of President Trump’s transportation nominees, amidst a growing backlog of transportation nominees in the upper chamber.
August 24, 2017 – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released a report on speeding and passenger vehicle crashes.
July 20, 2017 – The House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing on July 18 to discuss the advancement of safety policy provisions in the Fixing American’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act that was enacted in December of 2015.
June 29, 2017 – At the Senate Commerce Committee’s June 29 business meeting, the committee approved three transportation-related nominations, all by voice vote.
June 16, 2017 – Last Friday, the White House announced President Trump’s nominee for Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), while the day before, the President’s nominees for Under Secretary of Transportation and for the National Transportation Safety Board had their Senate confirmation hearing.
August 12, 2015 Before every long recess or adjournment, Senate leaders usually try to negotiate the confirmation of a large package of non-controversial presidential nominations by unanimous consent or voice vote
December 16, 2014 – The Senate has passed the tax extenders bill, clearing it for the President’s signature, and has confirmed nominations at NHTSA and the NTSB.