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Homeland Panel Examines Cyber Threats to Surface Transportation

March 1, 2019 – On February 26, the House Homeland Security Committee held a joint hearing to look at ways to secure the U.S. surface transportation system from cyber attacks, including potential threats posted by Chinese manufacture of rail cars.

House Subcommittee Grills PHMSA Administrator on Incomplete Mandates

June 21, 2018 – Members on both sides of the aisle grilled Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Administrator Howard “Skip” Elliott on the administration’s failure to meet its deadlines in implementing congressional mandates at a Thursday hearing of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 18, 2018

Tuesday, June 19 – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Homeland Security – subcommittee markup session to consider a draft Homeland Security appropriations bill for FY 2019 – 10:00 a.m., SD-124 Dirksen.

Treasury Reports Trust Funds Outlook – Transit Cuts May Be Necessary in FY20

March 15, 2018 – Last Friday, the Treasury Department released the quarterly Treasury Bulletin, a publication containing a trove of data about all kinds of federal fiscal dealings. The March bulletin of each year is notable because that is the annual issue that contains detailed end-of-year summaries of, and out-year projections for, all federal trust funds.

White House Submits FY19 Budget Request

February 12, 2018 – President Trump today proposed a $4.4 trillion federal budget for fiscal year 2019. As part of the budget transmission, the Trump Administration is proposing to give the U.S.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 25, 2017

Tuesday, September 26 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment – subcommittee hearing on stakeholder perspectives on water infrastructure needs (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

White House Nominates FHWA, PHMSA Administrators

September 14, 2017 – President Trump has nominated Paul Trombino III to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration and Howard “Skip” Elliott to be Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 11, 2017

POSTPONED – Tuesday, September 12 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on Coast Guard stakeholder perspectives on infrastructure (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn – POSTPONED due to Hurricane Irma.

Full Analysis of FY18 USDOT Appropriations Bill Text (House)

July 11, 2017 – 8:45 a.m. Yesterday evening, the House Appropriations Committee released the draft appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation and of Housing and Urban Affairs for fiscal year 2018. Bill text is here and the full comm… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 1, 2017

Tuesday, May 2 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee hearing on airline customer service – 9:30 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. Wednesday, May 3 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development – public witness hearing on the FY 2018 budget – 10:30 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 24, 2017

Wednesday, April 26 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee hearing on railroad, pipeline and hazmat safety regulations and opportunities for reform (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Buy American, Hire American Update: Pipelines

January 24, 2017 – President Trump reactivated the approval process for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines this week but also indicated that the private companies building the pipelines will have to use a lot of U.S.-made steel.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 13, 2016

Tuesday, June 14 – House Transportation and Infrastructure –  Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on U.S. Coast Guard mission needs and resource allocation (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

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