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Highways and Transit Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Supply Chain Challenges

Washington, D.C., May 5, 2023 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Highways and Transit Subcommittee Chairman Rick Crawford (R-AR) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing focused on the trucking industry’s role in overcoming supply chain challenges. Following up on the first hearing of the 118th Congress, the Committee is continuing to focus on ongoing supply chain challenges throughout the transportation sector, with the goal of identifying potential legislative solutions.

In addition to the February 1, 2023, full Committee hearing, the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee held a hearing on maritime transportation supply chain issues on March 28, 2023.  Next week, the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee is also holding a hearing focused on the freight rail industry’s role in overcoming supply chain challenges.

The hearing, entitled “Freight Forward: Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges to Deliver for America,” will be held at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • Mr. Lewie Pugh, Executive Vice President, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA)
  • Ms. Anne Reinke, President and Chief Executive Officer, Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)
  • Mr. David Fialkov, Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, NATSO, Representing America’s Travel Plazas and Truck Stops (NATSO) and SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers (SIGMA)
  • Mr. Cole Scandaglia, Senior Legislative Representative and Transportation Policy Advisor, International Brotherhood of Teamsters

More information about the hearing, including witness testimony and a link to the live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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