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June 19, 2015 Maloney and NYC Pols to Keep a Close Eye on MTA Construction Progres Rep. Carolyn Maloney New York
June 16, 2015 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup: H.R. 2750 and H.R. 2770 Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/documents/06-16-15-Katko-Open.pdf Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup of HR 2770 & HR 2750 Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
June 15, 2015 Hearing of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - How TSA Can Improve Aviation Worker Vetting Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
June 12, 2015 The Serrano Report - Volume XII, Issue #12 Rep. José Serrano Unknown
June 11, 2015 Washington Examiner: Before We Gamble On Trade Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
June 10, 2015 Queens Courier - Congresswoman Meng Pushes for EPA Action on Airplane Noise Rep. Grace Meng Unknown
June 3, 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Congressman Nadler Statement on Highway Trust Fund Extension Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Congressman Nadler Statement on Protecting Public Health and Safety with Sunshine in Litigation Act Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Rep. Kathleen Rice Statement on DHS Covert Testing Results Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
May 28, 2015 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Importance of Ride-Sharing Services in New York City Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Brooklyn, NY
May 21, 2015 Congressman Lee Zeldin Calls on FAA to Stand By Its Assurances to the Town of East Hampton Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Increasing Funding for Positive Train Control Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Increasing Funding for Positive Train Control Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Pass a Long-Term Plan to Fix Our Nation's Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1806, America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2250, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2353, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Infrastructure Investment Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal Launch Major Campaign To Get Congress To Pass Four Point Rail Safety Plan in 2015; Dramatic Uptick in Rail Deaths This Year & This Week's Tragic Derailment Gives Optimism That Congress Can Finally Act; Railroads Must Create Culture of Safety Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Long-term Highway Funding Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Rangel Urges GOP To Avert Highway Trust Fund Expiration Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Long-term Highway Funding Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Schumer Announces TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Center Is Coming to Syracuse Hancock International Airport; Currently, Local Residents Who Want To Enroll Must Travel To Oswego - New Enrollment Center Will Mean Shorter, More Convenient Security Lines For Travelers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Congressman Nadler Statement on Derailment of New York City-bound Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on the Death of Midshipman Justin Zemser Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Appropriations Democrats call for full Amtrak funding in wake of Philadelphia crash Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 20148, USA Freedom Act of 2015; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Statement from Rep. Engel on Amtrak Derailment Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Foreign Airline Subsidies Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Safety Must Come First; We Have To Examine Rail Safety Across The Country Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Congressman Engel Calls for Republicans to Avert Highway Trust Fund Expiration Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Schumer Reveals: Amtrak Police Are Not Able To Directly Communicate With Other First Responders -- Could Create Huge Disaster Where Police On Trains & In Penn Station Are Not Able To Efficiently Reach Local Police & Fire Departments -- Reminiscent of 9/11; Schumer Pushes Feds To Grant Amtrak Full Access To NYC First-Responder Radio Line Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Cross Sound Enhancement Project Rep. Lee Zeldin Unknown
May 7, 2015 Schumer: House Slashes Funding For Critical TIGER Grant Program That Would Make It Nearly Impossible For NY Communities To Access Vital Infrastructure Grants - Urges Restoration of Funding To Key Program Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, United States Postal Service: U.S. Postal Service Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet Rep. Steve Israel Unknown
May 7, 2015 Rep. Israel Announces Airplane Noise Monitor for East Hills Rep. Steve Israel East Hills, NY
May 7, 2015 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, United States Postal Service: U.S. Postal Service Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
May 6, 2015 Lowey Announces Measure to Immediately Ban Shipment of High-Volatility Crude Oil via Rail Rep. Nita Lowey West Nyack, NY
May 6, 2015 Lowey Announces Final Approval of MTA's Federal Application to Implement Rail Safety Technology Rep. Nita Lowey White Plains, NY
May 5, 2015 Schumer: Local Residents Irked And Frustrated When Trains Idle For hours Outside Their Homes, Polluting The Air & Spewing Noxious Fumes Into Homes; Senator Says Norfolk Southern Made The Right Call By Creating A Direct Line For Locals To Report Complaints Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Schumer Announces Legislation To Fix Major Shortcomings Of Recent Promulgated Fed Rule On Oil-By-Rail; Current Rule Takes 8 Years To Fully Phase Out Dangerous Oil Cars & Leaves Out Capital Region From Major Speed Protections; New Legislation To Fix These & Other Shortcomings Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Reps. Engel, Deutch and DeSaulnier Introduce Distracted Driving Prevention Act of 2015 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 2, 2015 Auburn Pub - NY Reps. Katko, Rice Cosponsor Bill to Address TSA Expedited Screening Vulnerabilities Rep. John Katko Unknown
May 2, 2015 Auburn Pub - NY Reps. Katko, Rice Cosponsor Bill to Address TSA Expedited Screening Vulnerabilities Rep. Kathleen Rice Unknown
May 1, 2015 Schumer, Boxer, McCaskill Re-Introduce Safe Rental Car Act To Keep Rental Cars Under Recall Off The Roads And Ban Rental Car Companies From Renting Or Selling Recalled Vehicles Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Lowey Encouraged by Final Rule on New Crude Oil Tank Car Standards Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Boxer, Schumer, McCaskill Re-Introduce 'Safe Rental Car Act' to Keep Rental Cars Under Safety Recall Off the Roads Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Wyden, Schumer, Feinstein, Casey, Merkley, Brown, Warner Introduce Bill to Protect Communities from Oil Train Accidents Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Address Vulnerabilities in TSA Expedited Screening Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Address Vulnerabilities in TSA Expedited Screening Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Hearing of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - A Review of Access Control Measures at Our Nation's Airports, Part II Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Hearing of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - A Review of Access Control Measures at Our Nation's Airports, Part II Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Schumer Introduces Legislation To Incentivize Rail Companies To Phase Out Dangerous Crude Oil-Carrying Tanker Cars Sooner Rather Than Later -- Bill Would Place A Fee on Old & Dangerous Rail Cars Carrying Volatile Crude, And Give Financial Incentive To Those Who Phase Out Within 3 Years Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Reps. Rice, Thompson & Katko Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Vulnerabilities in TSA Expedited Screening Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Rep. Israel and Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Lead Effort to Fight for U.S. Airline Jobs Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Airplane Noise Rep. Grace Meng Unknown
April 30, 2015 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation- Violation of Open Skies Agreement Rep. Steve Israel Unknown
April 29, 2015 Long Island Herald - Rice, Long Beach City Officials Unveil New Trolley Rep. Kathleen Rice Unknown
April 28, 2015 Letter to Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Committee on Finance - Highway Trust Fund Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 27, 2015 Rep. Rice, Long Beach Officials Unveil New Federally-Funded Trolley Rep. Kathleen Rice Long Beach, NY
April 24, 2015 Lowey Applauds Approval of MTA's Federal Application to Implement Rail Safety Technology Rep. Nita Lowey White Plains, NY
April 23, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Reverse Course On Transit Proposal That Could Put Hundreds Of Local Jobs At Risk & Cripple Rochester Finger Lakes Area Bus And Train Manufacturers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 23, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Reverse Course On Transit Proposal That Could Put Hundreds Of Local Jobs At Risk & Cripple North Country Bus And Train Manufacturers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 23, 2015 Schumer Urges Feds To Reverse Course On Transit Proposal That Could Put Hundreds Of Local Jobs At Risk & Cripple Southern Tier Bus and Train Manufacturers Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 20, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Despite Recent Rail Crashes, Like Spuyten Duyvil & Derailment of Dangerous Oil Cars, Positive Train Control, Best Way to Prevent Dangerous Crashes, Has Not Yet Been Implemented; Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring PTC by 2018, For Both Passenger & Freight Trains Carrying Hazardous Oil Cars Sen. Charles Schumer Hartford, CT
April 20, 2015 Schumer: Feds Must Fund $64M Modernization Project For the US Plaza At the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge To Help Alleviate Crippling Delays; Would Create And Sustain Over 1,500 Construction Jobs & Cut Down On Egregious Wait Times -- Schumer Launches Campaign to Have Feds Approve Funds ASAP Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Despite Recent Rail Crashes, Like Puyten Duyvil & Derailment Of Dangerous Oil Cars, Positive Train Control, Best Way To Prevent Dangerous Crashes, Has Not Yet Been Implemented; Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring PTC By 2018, For Both Passenger & Freight Trains Carrying Hazardous Oil Cars Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Schumer, Higgins Urge Feds to Expedite Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. OiShei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 16, 2015 Schumer, Higgins Urge Feds To Expedite Approvals For Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad At New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital On The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus -- Helipad Will Be Crucial For Pediatric Emergency Crews Transporting Critically Ill & Injured Patients Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration: Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 16, 2015 Schumer, Higgins Urge Feds to Expedite Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. OiShei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 16, 2015 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration: Approvals for Life-Saving Helicopter Landing Pad at New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
April 15, 2015 Katko on GAO Report on FAA Exposure to Cyberattacks: 'Eliminate Vulnerabilities to Prevent Cyberattacks on Aircrafts in Flight' Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Passing a Long-term Highway Bill Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
April 13, 2015 Maloney Announces Key Investment to Speed Up Implementation of Positive Train Control in NY Rep. Sean Maloney Newburgh, NY
April 13, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $3 Million In Funding For Positive Train Control, Rail Safety Improvements Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
April 9, 2015 Hanna Calls for New Federal Aviation Bill, Outlines Priorities Rep. Richard Hanna Rome, NY
April 9, 2015 Schumer: With Only 1 Federal Railroad Inspector For All 3,000 Train Bridges In NYS, Which Are Now Carrying Dangerous Crude Oil Trains, Senator Calls For More Railroad Bridge Inspectors Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Stand Up for Transportation Day to be Held April 9 Rep. Brian Higgins Buffalo, NY
April 6, 2015 Schumer Announces: "Prepare For Takeoff"; JetBlue Airways Will Begin Long-Awaited Albany Flights On December 10th With Non-Stop Service To Ft. Lauderdale & Orlando -- Flights Available For Purchase Online Starting Today; Will Enable Capital Region Travelers To Fly Directly To Florida Without Layovers Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Standards for Transporting Flammable Material Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Standards for Transporting Flammable Material Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 31, 2015 U.S. Reps Crowley, Beyer Lead House Members in Call for Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
March 31, 2015 Schumer: New I-95 Tolls Placed By Connecticut On NY Border Could Back Up 14,000 Trucks And Cars & Divert Traffic Into Rye & Port Chester, Overwhelming Local Streets As Drivers Avoid Toll; Plan Should Not Progress Without Adequate Community Input -- Schumer Calls On CT Officials To Listen To And Incorporate NY Concerns Before Moving Forward Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation: Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation: Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation: Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation: Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation: Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Schumer Leads Group Of Senators From Six Key States In Full-Court Press Urging Feds To Release Strongest Rul Possible, As Soon As Possible, To Toughen Tank Car Standards For Crude Oil Transportation By Rail Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler Announce Over $343 Million In Federal Sandy-Relief Funding For MTA's South Ferry Terminal Station Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Risk-Based Security: Assessing the Path Forward for TSA Pre✓™ Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Risk-Based Security: Assessing the Path Forward for TSA Pre✓™ Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Katko to Hold Hearing on TSA Pre ✓TM Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding Rep. Nydia Velázquez Washington, DC
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