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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
April 19, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Susan Collins and the Hon. Jack Reed - Improvement and Upgrades Along Northeast Corridor
April 2, 2018 Whitehouse Calls Out Automakers, Pruitt for Rollback of Vital Fuel Economy Standards
March 22, 2018 Letter to Autonomous Vehicle Manufacturers - Use of Forced Arbitration Clauses
Feb. 6, 2018 Letter to Democratic Leaders - Senators: Any Tax Package Must Maintain Support for Electric Vehicles
April 27, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and the Honorable Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Vice Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee, andthe Honorable Susan Collins, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Northeast Corridor Grants Program
April 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan M. Collins, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - In support of Strong Investments in TIGER Program in Fiscal Year 2018
April 6, 2017 Whitehouse Bill Would Deliver $170 Million To Repair Bridges, Create Jobs In RI
April 5, 2017 Hatch, Whitehouse, Issa, Lofgren Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral PARTS Act
March 16, 2017 Letter to the President - Urging the Administration to Reject Changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard That Would Upend Stability and Predictability for Small Businesses, Rural Communities
Oct. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support for Final Designation of Open-Water Disposal Sites
July 27, 2016 RI Wins $13.1M Federal TIGER Grant for Pawtucket, Central Falls Rail Station
April 19, 2016 Senate Passes Whitehouse Drones Bill as Part of FAA Reauthorization
April 12, 2016 Whitehouse Amendment to Protect Aircraft from Drones Approved by Senate
March 23, 2016 Letter to Susan Collins, Chair and Jack Reed, Ranking Member, Sucbommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development - Northeast Corridor
Dec. 4, 2015 RI Delegation Backs FAST Act to Boost Transportation Investment in RI
Dec. 3, 2015 RI Receives Additional $4.3 Million to Upgrade Newport's Gateway Center
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Conference Committee - Regarding Transportation Funding
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate MInority Leader - Protect Safety, Consumer Protection, Fuel Economy Provisions in Surface Transportation Bill
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Senate Committee Chairs and Ranking Members James Inhofe, John Thune, Richard Shelby, Orrin Hatch, Barbara Boxer. Bill Nelson, Sherrod Brown, and Ron Wyden - Save Essential Funding for the Most Densely Travelled Region in the Country
Nov. 5, 2015 Whitehouse Introduces Bill to Protect Aircraft from Drones
Oct. 26, 2015 $9 Million Federal TIGER Grant Paves the Way for a New Travel Plaza & Welcome Center on I-95 in Hopkinton
Sept. 28, 2015 Whitehouse & Rhode Island Business Leaders Discuss Need to Pass Highway Funding Bill
July 30, 2015 Senate Passes Six-Year Highway Bill
July 30, 2015 Cranston, Narragansett to Receive Over $410,000 to Enhance Port Safety
July 28, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
July 6, 2015 Providence Journal - Editorial: Fixing Our Highways
June 29, 2015 RIDOT, Amtrak Looking To Future With High-Speed Rail Project At Kingston Station
June 24, 2015 EPW Committee Approves Major Highway Funding Measure
May 23, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse: Short-Term Highway Bill Another Missed Opportunity
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
May 5, 2015 Whitehouse Calls for Long-Term Highway Funding Plan
May 5, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016
March 3, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - ET-Plus Guardrail and End Terminals
March 2, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Gene Dorado, Comptroller General of the United States - Roadway Safety Concerns
Nov. 18, 2014 To Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Sept. 16, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Supporting Investigations Into Chinese Imports
Sept. 11, 2014 Providence "Welcomes Aboard' $13 Million TIGER Grant for Proposed Streetcar Plan
Sept. 8, 2014 Green Light for Takeoff: Officials Celebrate T.F. Green Airport Expansion Program
July 29, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Senate Approval of Highway Bill
July 28, 2014 Nomination of Pamela Harris to be United States Judge for the Fourth Circuit
July 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Chafee, Langevin & Cicilline Highlight Threat to Jobs & Safety Posed by Potential Highway Shutdown
July 15, 2014 White House Report Highlights Critical Need for Road and Bridge Funding in Rhode Island as Right-Wing Groups Mobilize Against Highway Bill
June 6, 2014 Congress to Help WaterFire Navigate Tidal Challenges
May 15, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Major Bill to Fund Road & Bridge Projects
April 14, 2014 Reed, Whitehouse Call for Bipartisan Action, Multi-Year Fix to Address Transportation Infrastructure Needs
March 20, 2014 RIPTA Receives $1.6 Million Sandy Resiliency Grant to Strengthen Newport Gateway Center
March 3, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA's Final Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Senators Push Protect Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Federal Spending Deal
Sept. 5, 2013 RI Wins $10 Million Federal TIGER Grant for Improvements to Apponaug Circulator in Warwick
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