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Long-Term Funding for Highways and Transit to be Focus of Subcommittee Hearing

Washington, D.C., March 2, 2018 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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The Highways and Transit Subcommittee will hold a hearing next week to hear views of transportation stakeholders regarding the benefits to the Nation of long-term funding for highways and transit programs, and the sustainability of current methods of providing funding. 

The hearing of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, chaired by U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), is entitled, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Long-Term Funding for Highways and Transit Programs.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness list:

  • Mr. John Schroer, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Transportation; on behalf of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • Mr. Michael Lewis, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Transportation; on behalf of the Western Road Use Charge Consortium (RUC West)
  • Mr. Chris Spear, President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
  • Mr. Ed Mortimer, Executive Director, Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Ms. Thea Lee, President, Economic Policy Institute

    More information about the Highways and Transit Subcommittee hearing, including a witness list, testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

     

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