Surface Transportation Reauthorization: The Importance of a Long Term Reauthorization

May 5, 2015

253 Senate Russell Office Building

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chair of the Surface Transportation, & Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, & Security Subcommittee, will convene a hearing titled, “Surface Transportation Reauthorization: The Importance of a Long Term Reauthorization” on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at **10:30 a.m.
 
The third in a series of hearings on the reauthorization of highway safety programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction, this hearing will focus on the importance of a long-term surface transportation reauthorization. Witnesses will testify to the local and state impacts of national surface transportation policy and the need for a long-term reauthorization bill.

Witnesses:

- Mr. Curt Bramble, President Elect of the
National Council of State Legislatures and Senate President Pro Tempore
of the Utah State Senate
- Ms. Janet F. Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Mr. Brian C. Wahler, Mayor of Piscataway, President of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities
- Mr. Nick Yaksich, Vice President, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
**10:30 a.m.
 
Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, & Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, & Security hearing titled, “Surface Transportation Reauthorization: The Importance of a Long Term Reauthorization”
This hearing will take place in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available at this page.

For reporters interested in reserving a seat, please contact the press gallery:

• Periodical Press Gallery – 202-224-0265

• Radio/Television Gallery – 202-224-6421

• Press Photographers Gallery – 202-224-6548

• Daily Press Gallery – 202-224-0241

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for the webcast hearing, should contact Stephanie Gamache at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Senator Deb Fischer

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Curt Bramble

    President Elect
    National Council of State Legislatures and Senate President Pro Tempore of the Utah State Senate
    Bramble Testimony (164.50 KB)
  • Ms. Janet F. Kavinoky

    Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Kavinoky Testimony (545.75 KB)
  • Mr. Brian C. Wahler

    Mayor of Piscataway
    President of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities
    Wahler Testimony (95.42 KB)
  • Mr. Nick Yaksich

    Vice President
    Association of Equipment Manufacturers
    Yaksich Testimony (838.75 KB)