Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 4, 2019

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 4, 2019

February 28, 2019  | Jeff Davis

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on the U.S. maritime and shipbuilding industries (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., 2253 Rayburn.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing on the economic benefits of highway infrastructure investment and accelerated project delivery  (witness list to be posted here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing on the state of the U.S. maritime industry (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., SH-216 Hart.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – House Ways and Means – full committee hearing on U.S. infrastructure and the need for action (witness list here) – 10:30 a.m., 1100 Longworth.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment – subcommittee hearing on Clean Water Act State Revolving Funds – 10:00 a.m., HVC-210 Capitol Visitors Center.

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