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Jan. 5, 2018 Rep. Payne, Jr., Responds to Trump Administration"s Claim that No Deal Exists for Funding of the Gateway Project Rep. Donald Payne Newark, NJ
Jan. 4, 2018 Letter to the Hon. K. Jane Williams, Deputy Administrator, Federal Transit Administration - Gateway/Hudson Rail Tunnels are "national infrastructure priority" Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Sens. Murray, Cantwell, Wyden, Merkley Demand DOT Hold Railroads Accountable for PTC Implementation after Fatal Derailments, Safety Shortfalls Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Sens. Murray, Cantwell, Wyden, Merkley Demand DOT Hold Railroads Accountable for PTC Implementation after Fatal Derailments, Safety Shortfalls Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Democratic Leader - Harris Urges Senate Leadership to Strike GOP Provisions Preempting State Safety Laws For Truck Drivers Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2017 Hearing of the Digital Commerce and consumer Protection and Environment, Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Opening Statement of Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., Hearing on "Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles" Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. David Pekoske, Transportation Security Administration - Thompson, Watson Coleman: After NYC Attack TSA Must Focus On Overdue Security Mandates Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Menendez Blasts Trump Admin Decision on Hidden Bag Fees Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump, the Honorable David P. Pekoske, Administrator of Transportation Security Administration, and the Honorable Elaine Duke, Secretary of Homeland Security - Rail Safety to Combat Terrorism Threats Rep. Donald Norcross Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Hearing of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Opening Statement of Rep. Frank LoBiondo, Hearing on "Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Emerging Uses in a Changing National Airspace" Rep. Frank LoBiondo Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to Robert E. Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative - Keep American Highways Safe from Mexican Trucks Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to Robert E. Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative - Keep American Highways Safe from Mexican Trucks Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2017 Frelinghuysen: Portal Bridge Project a "Crucial Investment" Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2017 Menendez, Booker, Schumer, Gillibrand, Pascrell, Sires Announce Introduction of Legislation Protecting Commuters, Operators from Dangers of Sleep Apnea Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2017 Menendez, Booker, Schumer, Gillibrand, Pascrell, Sires Announce Introduction of Legislation Protecting Commuters, Operators from Dangers of Sleep Apnea Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2017 Menendez, Booker, Schumer, Gillibrand, Pascrell, Sires Announce Introduction of Legislation Protecting Commuters, Operators from Dangers of Sleep Apnea Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2017 Menendez, Booker, Schumer, Gillibrand, Pascrell, Sires Announce Introduction of Legislation Protecting Commuters, Operators from Dangers of Sleep Apnea Rep. William Pascrell Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2017 Schumer, Booker: Sleep Apnea Testing A Must; With Now-confirmed Apnea A Factor In Lirr & Njt Derailments & Feds Saying They Will Not Require A Test, Senators Introduce New Law Forcing Feds To Check For Dangerous Sleep Disorders--before It's Too Late Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
Sept. 27, 2017 Letter to CEOs of Airlines - Spare Hurricane Victims From Exorbitant Costs Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2017 Hearing of the Transportation & Protective Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Watson Coleman, Hearing on Raising the Standard: DHS's Efforts to Improve Aviation Security Around the Globe Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2017 Rep. Pascrell Statement on NTSB Opening Dockets in Fatal Hoboken Terminal Crash Rep. William Pascrell Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director of Office of Management and Budget Director - Taxpayer Funded Travel for Executive Branch Officials Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
Sept. 12, 2017 Pallone & Schakowsky: New DOT Automated Vehicle Guidance is a Step Backwards Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2017 Lance Statement on President Trump Meeting Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2017 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2017 Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2017 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2017 Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
Aug. 25, 2017 Letter to Heath Hall, Acting Administrator for the Federal Railroad Administration - Allow Testing for Sleep Apnea for Mass Transit Workers Rep. Frank Pallone Long Branch, NJ
Aug. 21, 2017 Letter to Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Rollback of Sleep Apnea Rule Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2017 Letter to Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Rollback of Sleep Apnea Rule Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Aug. 10, 2017 Letter to Heath Hall, Acting Administrator of the Department of Transportation and Steven H. Santoro, Executive Director of NJ Transit - Booker Stands In Strong Support of Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Lance Helps "Steer" Legislation For Self-Driving Vehicles Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Pallone, Markup of H.R. 767, H.R. 772, H.R. 880, H.R. 931, H.R. 2422, H.R. 3387, and H.R. 3388 Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Urging the Secretary to Reconsider Controversial Changes to INFRA Grant Program Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Pallone, Markup on H.R. 767; H.R. 772; H.R. 880; H.R. 931; H.R. 2422; H.R. 3387; and H.R. 3388 Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
July 21, 2017 Press of Atlantic City - Reforming air traffic control yields opportunity for South Jersey Rep. Frank LoBiondo Unknown
July 19, 2017 Hearing of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Pallone, Markup of the Staff Draft on Highly Automated Vehicle Testing and Deployment Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
July 18, 2017 Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Washington, DC
July 11, 2017 Pallone: Trump Administration is Undermining Fuel Efficiency Standards Rep. Frank Pallone Unknown
July 11, 2017 House Transportation Appropriations Bill Boosts Gateway Commuter Rail Project Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Washington, DC
July 10, 2017 Schumer, Booker: Summer Repairs At Penn Demonstrate Dire Need For Gateway Tunnel Project To Get Going & Soon; Senators Join Together And Call On President Trump To Keep Fed Commitment To Investing In Gateway--first Real Test As To Whether President Is Serious On Infrastructure Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
June 29, 2017 Senate Committee Adopts Booker Amendment to Get Tough on Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Profiling of Airline Customers Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Payne, Jr. Priority Included in Committee-Passed FAA Reauthorization Bill Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
June 27, 2017 Hearing of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Pallone, Hearing on Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
June 27, 2017 Committee Approves 21st Century AIRR Act Rep. Frank LoBiondo Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 LoBiondo & Shuster Introduce Long-Term FAA Authorization with Increased Research Role for South Jersey's Technical Center Rep. Frank LoBiondo Washington, DC
June 20, 2017 Letter to Mr. Steven H. Santoro - Gottheimer Leads Bipartisan Sussex County Leaders on Effort to Accelerate Andover Rail Station Project Rep. Joshua Gottheimer Washington, DC
June 16, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Clean Air Act Pollution Safeguards Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
June 15, 2017 Reps. Payne, Sires Introduce Legislation to Improve Transparency, Quality of Experience for Airline Consumers Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
June 15, 2017 Reps. Payne, Sires Introduce Legislation to Improve Transparency, Quality of Experience for Airline Consumers Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Donald Norcross Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Frank LoBiondo Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Thomas MacArthur Washington, DC
June 5, 2017 Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control Rep. Donald Payne Newark, NJ
June 1, 2017 Menendez Announces $5 Million for Atlantic City Int'l, Cape May, Hammonton Airports Sen. Robert Menendez Unknown
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Albio Sires Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Sen. Cory Booker Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. William Pascrell Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Leonard Lance Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Joshua Gottheimer Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Donald Norcross Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Donald Payne Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Frank LoBiondo Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Christopher Smith Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Rep. Frank Pallone Cherry Hill, NJ
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project Sen. Robert Menendez Cherry Hill, NJ
May 26, 2017 Letter to Governor Chris Christie, Richard T. Hammer, Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chair, and Steven H. Santoro, NJ Transit Executive Director - Payne Urges Christie, NJ Transit, NJDOT to Reconsider Plan to Reroute Midtown Direct Service During Penn Station Repairs Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
May 24, 2017 Menendez, Booker Announce $10M to Advance Implementation of Life-Saving Technology along NJ Transit's Rail Lines Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
May 24, 2017 Menendez, Booker Announce $10M to Advance Implementation of Life-Saving Technology along NJ Transit's Rail Lines Sen. Robert Menendez Unknown
May 24, 2017 Congress Making Progress on Transit Dollars Rep. Leonard Lance Washington, DC
May 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao and the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Secretary of Transportation and Director of the Hoffice of Management and Budget - Denouncing Trump Administration's Threat to Cancel Funding for Shovel-Ready Public Transit Projects Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
May 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao and the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Secretary of Transportation and Director of the Hoffice of Management and Budget - Denouncing Trump Administration's Threat to Cancel Funding for Shovel-Ready Public Transit Projects Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Rep. DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Reduce Congestion at TSA Screening Checkpoints Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Washington, DC
May 2, 2017 Letter to Airline CEOs - Booker, Brown Urge Airline CEOs to Improve Subcontractor Pay, Benefits Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
May 2, 2017 Congressman Sires Participates in Transportation Committee Hearing on U.S. Airline Customer Service Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
May 1, 2017 Menendez, Booker Call for Greater Accountability, Consumer Protections Following United Airlines Incident Sen. Cory Booker Newark, NJ
May 1, 2017 Menendez, Booker Call for Greater Accountability, Consumer Protections Following United Airlines Incident Sen. Robert Menendez Newark, NJ
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 Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
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 Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Senators Urge U.S. DOT Secretary Chao to Visit Century-old NJ, NY Rail Infrastructure Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
April 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Senators Urge U.S. DOT Secretary Chao to Visit Century-old NJ, NY Rail Infrastructure Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 19, 2017 Gov. Christie: Not Investing In The Only Line That Is Profitable Is Bad Business Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
April 11, 2017 The New York Times - Think New York Transit Is Bad? Just Wait Sen. Robert Menendez Newark, NJ
April 11, 2017 The New York Times - Think New York Transit Is Bad? Just Wait Sen. Cory Booker Newark, NJ
April 11, 2017 Letter to Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines - United's Boarding Policy Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
April 11, 2017 Letter to Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines - United's Boarding Policy Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan 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 - Call for Continued Investment in Public Transportation Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 10, 2017 MacArthur Demands Action from Amtrak CEO on Train Derailment Rep. Thomas MacArthur Washington, DC
April 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan 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 - Call for Continued Investment in Public Transportation Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
April 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan Collins, Chairmain of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development - Call for Robust Infrastructure Funding in Wake of Recent Derailments Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan Collins, Chairmain of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development - Call for Robust Infrastructure Funding in Wake of Recent Derailments Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
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 Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Funding for Northeast Corridor Programs for Fiscal Year 2018 Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Funding for Northeast Corridor Programs for Fiscal Year 2018 Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
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