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TIME CHANGE: Highways and Transit Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on the State of the Highway Trust Fund

Washington, D.C., October 15, 2023 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446
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Highways and Transit Subcommittee Chairman Rick Crawford (R-AR) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing focused on the current solvency challenges associated with and the importance of a sustainable, long-term funding solution for the Highway Trust Fund. The hearing, entitled “Running on Empty: The Highway Trust Fund,” will be held at 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.  (Note: this hearing was originally scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.)

Witness List:

  • Mr. Kris Strickler, Director, Oregon Department of Transportation
  • Dr. Chad Shirley, Ph.D., Principal Analyst, Microeconomics Studies Division, Congressional Budget Office
  • Mr. Jeff Davis, Senior Fellow, Eno Center for Transportation
  • Ms. Reema Griffith, Executive Director, Washington State Transportation Commission

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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