Committee to hold three subcommittee hearings this week on building a 21st century infrastructure

By: | at 06:47 AM | International Trade  

Washington, DC – This week, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will hold three subcommittee hearings to gather stakeholder perspectives that will assist the Committee in continuing to develop proposals focused on building a 21st century infrastructure for America.

On Tuesday morning, the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), will hold a hearing focused on the needs of the Coast Guard and what the service will need to protect our critical maritime infrastructure. The hearing, entitled, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Coast Guard Stakeholders’ Perspectives,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

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

On Tuesday afternoon, the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, chaired by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), will hold a hearing to gather stakeholder perspectives on what railroads, rail suppliers, and rail labor need to build a 21st century rail infrastructure. The hearing, entitled, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Rail Stakeholders’ Perspectives,” is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

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

On Wednesday morning, the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, chaired by U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), will hold a hearing focused on proposals to strengthen economic development programs, and to address the building and rebuilding of disaster-resistant infrastructure to reduce disaster costs. The hearing, entitled, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Economic Development Stakeholders’ Perspectives,” hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.


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