Senate Banking Committee approves Thelma Drake’s nomination to lead the Federal Transit Administration

By SAM MINTZ, With help from Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 15, 2019

The Senate Banking Committee approved Thelma Drake’s nomination to lead the Federal Transit Administration.

Issues with Amtrak’s drug and alcohol testing led to skipped tests for hundreds of safety-sensitive employees, according to the Amtrak Inspector General.

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