June 27, 2018 – On June 26, the chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Banking Committee introduced a bill clarifying that state transit safety oversight agencies should conduct safety inspections of the local mass transit agencies they are overseeing.
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April 20, 2018 – Thelma Drake, the Trump Administration nominee to run the Federal Transit Administration, will likely face Democratic opposition on the Senate floor significant enough to force Majority Leader McConnell to put here in the long backlog of nominees that will have to move through the cumbersome “cloture” process.
January 5, 2016 – This week, the full lineup of standing committees in the U.S. Senate for the new 115th Congress was announced and ratified.
December 23, 2016 – Yesterday, incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced the full lineups of Democratic committee memberships for the upcoming 115th Congress.
April 30, 2015 – Yesterday, a Senate Banking subcommittee held a hearing to explore opportunities for private-sector involvement in transportation investment, such as public-private partnerships (P3s) and value-capture strategies.
December 15, 2014 – Senate Republicans announced their committee assignments for the upcoming Congress today, joining Democrats who made the assignments last week. However, Republicans have not formally selected committee chairmen for the upcoming Congress yet (in most cases there is no contest, but we are thinking mostly of Budget, where there is a contest).