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Committee Hearing to Launch Surface Transportation Reauthorization Process

Washington, DC, Jan 8 | Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) on Tuesday will hold the first hearing in the Committee’s efforts to develop new legislation to reauthorize federal surface transportation programs.

The federal programs were last authorized under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which was signed into law in July 2012 and expires at the end of September.

The hearing of the Full Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, entitled “Building the Foundation for Surface Transportation Reauthorization,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witnesses:

  • Honorable Mary Fallin, Governor, State of Oklahoma; on behalf of the National Governors Association
  • Mr. Stuart Levenick, Group President, Caterpillar Inc.
  • Honorable Kasim Reed, Mayor, City of Atlanta; on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors
  • Mr. Lawrence Hanley, International President, Amalgamated Transit Union

More information about this hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and the live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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