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Jay Rockefeller IV's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Full Name: John 'Jay' D. Rockefeller IV
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharon; 4 Children: John, Valerie, Charles, Justin
Birth Date: 06/18/1937
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Charleston, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Jeff Smisek, Chairman, President, and CEO of United Airlines - Airline Passenger Fees and Consumer Data Privacy Policies
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Opportunities and Challenges for Improving Truck Safety on Our Highways
July 29, 2014 Rockefeller Supports Short-Term Fix for Highway Trust Fund
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - The Cruise Passenger Protection Act (S.1340): Improving Consumer Protections for Cruise Passengers
July 23, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on Transportation Department's Proposed Crude-By-Rail Safety Rules
July 18, 2014 Rockefeller Questions GM CEO on Behalf of Family that Tragically Lost Son in Accident Involving Recalled GM Vehicle
July 14, 2014 Rockefeller Participates in West Virginia Transportation and Infrastructure Summit
July 14, 2014 Rockefeller: The Time to Fix Our Transportation Infrastructure is Now
July 10, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Highway Trust Fund
July 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Act on Strengthening Safety Standards of Tank Cars Transporting Crude
June 26, 2014 Rockefeller Introduces Bill to Boost NHTSA's Resources and Safety Capabilities
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - NextGen: A Review of Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Improving Aviation Safety and Efficiency
June 18, 2014 Feinstein, Senators Introduce Amendment to Maintain Truck Safety Rules
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Nominations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant of the United States Coast Guard - Regarding Making Cruise Ship Inspection Information Available to Public
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Surface Transportation Reauthorization: Progress, Challenges, and Next Steps
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Transportation Security Administration Oversight: Confronting America's Transportation Security Challenges
April 29, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on DOT Surface Transportation Bill
April 15, 2014 Letter to Rodney O'Neal, Chief Executive Officer and President of Delphi Automotive - Rockefeller, McCaskill, Thune, Heller Seek Information Regarding Delphi's Role in GM Recalls
April 7, 2014 Rockefeller: Crude Oil Industry Commitment to Safety Seems to be "Lip Service"
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Examining the GM Recall and NHTSA's Defect Investigation Process
April 1, 2014 Rockefeller: Car Safety Rule Welcome Step Toward Protecting Children
March 26, 2014 Rockefeller: I Remain Unconvinced Cruise Industry Is Doing Enough to Protect Passengers
March 19, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on DOJ Settlement with Toyota
March 10, 2014 Rockefeller Releases Statement on NTSB Investigation into Sissonville Pipeline Explosion
March 6, 2014 Hearing of the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - Enhancing Our Rail Safety: Current Challenges for Passenger and Freight Rail
Feb. 6, 2014 Rockefeller Remarks at Commerce Committee Summit on Need to Reduce Distracted Driving
Feb. 5, 2014 RolL Call - Can the Right Technology End Distracted Driving?
Jan. 16, 2014 Port Authority Response Contains 'Zero Evidence' of Legitimate Traffic Study
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - The Future of Unmanned Aviation in the U.S. Economy: Safety and Privacy Considerations
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary US Department of Transportation, and Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Demand Investigation, Review of Crude Oil Transportation Safety Practices and Regulations
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Senator John Rockefeller - Feinstein: Speed Up Deployment of Lifesaving Rail Crash-Avoidance System
Nov. 21, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Nominations
Nov. 21, 2013 Rockefeller Releases Report Concluding Freight Railroads Are Setting New Records in Financial Performance
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Proposed Airline Merger Settlement
Oct. 31, 2013 Rockefeller Warns Passenger Use of Electronic Devices Must Not Compromise Safety
Oct. 23, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Funding for West Virginia Airports
Oct. 11, 2013 Rockefeller Statement on Tragic Accident in Randolph County
Oct. 9, 2013 Rockefeller Statement on House FAA Funding Bill
Sept. 18, 2013 Rahall, Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Federal Funding for Tri-State and Mingo County Airports
Aug. 28, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Funding for West Virginia Airports
Aug. 1, 2013 Rockefeller Introduces Tax Bills to Make Sure Cruise Lines Are Paying Their Fair Share
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Cruise Industry Oversight
July 23, 2013 Rockefeller Seeks Passenger Safety Reforms in Cruise Ship Industry
July 17, 2013 FMCSA's Fraud Task Force Takes Enforcement Action Against Three Chicago-Area Household Goods Moving Companies
July 10, 2013 Rockefeller Says Pilot Flight Hours Rule Builds on His Commitment to Maintaining Safety of the Nation's Airways
July 6, 2013 Statement from Chairman Rockefeller on Asiana Flight #214 Crash at San Francisco International Airport
July 6, 2013 Statement from Chairman Rockerfeller on Asiana Flight #2514 Crash at San Francisco International Airport
June 20, 2013 Rockefeller Disappointed That Administration Delays Car Safety Rule That Would Save Children's Lives
June 19, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Rockefeller Uncertain of American-US Airways Merger Benefits to Consumers, Employees
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