House Lawmakers Debate Freight Rail Labor and Safety Issues

ISSUE / Week of June 13, 2022

  • June 17,2022 |

    House Lawmakers Debate Freight Rail Labor and Safety Issues

    Rail Safety,Railroads
    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week held a wide-ranging hearing with railroad regulators, labor leaders, and industry executives and stakeholders about safety issues...
  • June 17,2022 |

    Schedule Set for Possible National Railroad Strike in Mid-September

    Freight rail,Rail Safety
    U.S. freight railroads and their unions took steps this week to enter the final phase of their latest labor negotiation, setting a possible timetable where Congress might have to vote in...
House Appropriators Release First Half of FY 2023 Spending Bills
Appropriations,FY23

House Appropriators Release First Half of FY 2023 Spending Bills

The House Appropriations Committee has released the text of the first six of the twelve annual spending bills for fiscal year 2023 to go through the subcommittee and full committee markup...

House Subcommittee Approves FY23 DHS Funding
Appropriations,FY23,Homeland security

House Subcommittee Approves FY23 DHS Funding

This week, the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee approved a draft bill providing $60.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal year...

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Bill
Maritime,Ports

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Bill

Yesterday, President Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill (S. 3580) amending federal laws relating to ocean shipping. The Senate had passed the bill on March 31 by voice vote, but the House did...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 20, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 20, 2022

Tuesday, June 21 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development – subcommittee markup of draft FY 2023 Energy and Water appropriations act – 5:30 p.m., 2359...

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