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Category: Senate Banking Committee

Senate Banking Leaders Introduce Rail Transit Inspection Bill

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.

Drake Nomination Will Likely Face Democratic Floor Opposition

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.

Senate Republicans Announce Committee Assignments

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).

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