Committee Members Introduce Legislation to Address Supply Chain Congestion

U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, John Thune, R-S.D., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Todd Young, R-Ind. introduced the Facilitating Relief for Efficient Intermodal Gateways to Handle Transportation (FREIGHT) Act. This bill would take important steps to address the…

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Whitehouse Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways-What the Infrastructure Bill means for us

With the passing of Biden’s $1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the Whitehouse released a Fact Sheet yesterday which summarizes Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways. The Biden administration has not yet confirmed a date in which he will sign the Bill into action. What the Infrastructure Bill means for us: The 2,702-page bipartisan bill contains…

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FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways

FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways   NOVEMBER 09, 2021•STATEMENTS AND RELEASES While American ports are a cornerstone of the U.S. economy, outdated infrastructure and the COVID-19 pandemic have strained their capacity and jeopardized global supply chains.  According to the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure Report issued by the American…

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Wicker, Boozman Support FMC Efforts to Resolve Issues Facing U.S. Supply Chain

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and John Boozman, R-Ark., ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today sent a letter to Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Chairman Michael Khouri expressing support for the FMC’s current efforts to address the supply chain…

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Chair DeFazio Announces T&I Subcommittee Chairs and Democratic Committee Roster

Chair DeFazio Announces Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee Chairs and Democratic Committee Roster (full link below) Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced the Committee’s Democratic roster for the 117th Congress, as well as the six subcommittee chairs and the full Committee Vice Chair, all of whom were approved by the…

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Graves Welcomes Republican T&I Committee Members for the 117th Congress

January, 2021 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Graves Welcomes Republican Committee Members Recommended by Steering Committee for the 117th Congress (full link below) Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) welcomed the Republican Members recommended by the House Republican Steering Committee to serve on Transportation and Infrastructure in the 117th Congress. “Our Nation’s…

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Senate Commerce Committee Announces Hearing on Passenger and Freight Rail

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “Passenger and Freight Rail: The Current Status of the Rail Network and the Track Ahead,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21. The hearing will examine the current state of the passenger and freight rail network, including impacts…

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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA), and Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (R-AR) applauded House passage of the bipartisan Water Resources…

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Water Infrastructure and Funding Bills this week (7-14)

Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020) On July 13, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA), and Water Resources and Environment Ranking Member…

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