Senate Hearing Addresses Port Infrastructure Needs, Freight Network

ISSUE / Week of February 9, 2015

  • September 09,2015 |

    Senate Hearing Addresses Port Infrastructure Needs, Freight Network

    Federal Governance,Freight
    February 11, 2015 On February 10, a Senate subcommittee held a hearing on the importance of ports to U.S. freight movement. The possibility of a dockworkers’ strike shutting down West Coast...
  • September 09,2015 |

    House Hearing Examines Transportation of Oil by Rail

    Federal Governance,Freight
    February 11, 2015 On February 3, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials held a hearing that explored how increases...
Potential Homeland Shutdown Looms; TSA and USCG Largely Exempt
Appropriations,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance,Homeland security

Potential Homeland Shutdown Looms; TSA and USCG Largely Exempt

February 11, 2015 Continued filibusters of the fiscal 2015 Homeland Security appropriations bill in the Senate have raised the real possibility of a partial shutdown of that department through a...

Foxx Testifies At House T&I On Need For GROW AMERICA Act
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Freight,Freight rail,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Mileage-Based User Fees,Trucking

Foxx Testifies At House T&I On Need For GROW AMERICA Act

February 11, 2015 This morning, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing on surface transportation reauthorization featuring Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx...

Bipartisan Amtrak Bill Introduced In House
Amtrak,Federal Governance,Governance,Rail,Railroads

Bipartisan Amtrak Bill Introduced In House

February 11, 2015 The bipartisan leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week introduced legislation reauthorizing federal passenger rail programs and...

Blumenauer, 24 Other Democrats Introduce 15 Cent Per Gallon Gasoline Tax Increase For HTF
Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Public transit,Traffic Safety

Blumenauer, 24 Other Democrats Introduce 15 Cent Per Gallon Gasoline Tax Increase For HTF

February 11, 2015 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-CA) and 24 Democratic cosponsors last week introduced legislation to increase federal gasoline and motor fuel taxes by 15 cents per gallon over the next...

Boxer Bumps Carper From Lead Post On Highway Subcommittee
Federal Governance,Governance,Highways

Boxer Bumps Carper From Lead Post On Highway Subcommittee

February 11, 2015 Senate Environment and Public Works Committee ranking minority member Barbara Boxer (D-CA) made it official this week: she is using her seniority to bump Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE)...

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