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

February 25, 2021

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

January 26, 2021

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 Democrats on the Committee. In total, there will be 37 Democrats serving on the Committee,……...

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

January 26, 2021

January, 2021 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee 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 expansive transportation and infrastructure systems have shaped our economy for centuries and allowed commerce to grow……...

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Senate Commerce Committee Announces Hearing on Passenger and Freight Rail

October 14, 2020

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

July 29, 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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House Passes H.R. 7416: Coastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvements Act

July 21, 2020

Today, the House of Representatives of the 116th Congress passed the Coastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvements Act, H.R. 7416. The bill, sponsored by Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) and Conor Lamb (D-PA) was included as an Amendment to HR 6395, the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill establishes a competitive grant matching program……...

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

July 14, 2020

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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IRPT: Action Needed for H.R. 7416

July 1, 2020

Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminal Association backed bill, H.R. 7416 — the “Coastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvements Act” and yesterday (June 29th), it was introduced.  The bill is sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL) and Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA). Today, the real work starts and we are asking for your help. Many of……...

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Coastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvements Act

June 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bost (IL-12) today introduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to critical federal funding for small ports, terminals, and waterways. Bost’s bill, the Coastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvements Act, establishes a competitive grant matching program for projects at smaller ports and terminals AND makes privately-owned terminals that are important……...

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House Democrats Release Text of H.R. 2, a Transformational Infrastructure Bill to Create Jobs and Rebuild America

June 22, 2020

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) was joined by Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Oversight and Reform Committee……...

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