House Transportation Committee May Create New Subcommittee for Rail Issues
- Are Western railroads important? // Railway Age;Sep96, Vol. 197 Issue 9, p16
Points out that only one member of the US House Railroad Subcommittee is from the western region. Basis for the selection of subcommittee members.
- Boating issues find new congressional home. Griswold, Whit // Salt Water Sportsman;May95, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p42
Reports that the Congressional Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will oversee boating and related issues that had been under the jurisdiction of the Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee. Bud Shuster as chairman of the committee; Howard Coble as chairman of subcommittee in charge of...
- It's pretty crowded up in the cab. // National Journal;4/05/97, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p643
Reports that the increase in the number of members at the US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the largest congressional panel ever, has meant the reduction in the number of seats allocated for public hearings. Need to turn away lobbyists during a public hearing.
- Controversial dam in California not to be built. // International Wildlife;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p6
Reports in 1996, that the United States House Transportation Committee has rejected an amendment that would authorized construction of the Auburn Dam, on California's American River. Cost of the dam; Opposition to the construction; Impact of the actions taken by the Committee.
- House committee lines up against Wilson bridge funds. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/01/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30738, p5
Reports that leaders of the United States House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee are lining up against expanded federal funding for construction of a Woodrow Wilson Bridge that carrier I-95 over the Potomac River. Addition of 600 million dollars in federal funds.
- What goes around comes around. // Common Cause Magazine;Spring95, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the appointment of Republican Bud Shuster as chairman of the US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
- House hearings set on border issues. // Traffic World;7/29/96, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p19
Reports that House Surface Transportation Subcommittee members will travel to the United States-Mexico border in August 1996 to discuss motor carrier safety and a delay in opening four border states to Mexican carriers.
- Spending, safety top agenda. Barnes, David // Traffic World;03/03/97, Vol. 249 Issue 9, p16
Reports on the spending and safety issues in transportation comprising the agenda of the US House Transportation Committee for the 105th Congress. Reauthorization of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act; Review of the implementation...
- Another Year, Another Trust Fund Fracas. Murray, Mark // National Journal;2/27/99, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p550
Focuses on the proposal of the United States (US) House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to tap the Airport and Airway Trust Fund for aviation spending. Use of fund to expand airport capacity and upgrade air traffic control equipment; Proposal of Committee Chairman Representative Bud...