U.S., Congress: For House Rail Subcommittee, an Earful on Multiple Matters

By Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 19, 2020

“Examining the Surface Transportation Board’s Role in Ensuring a Robust Passenger Rail System” was the topic of a virtual Nov. 18 hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.

The hearing took place the same day as the STB’s two remaining confirmations, Robert Primus and Michelle Schultz, were confirmed by the Senate. They now will be sworn in at any time, and the Board will have its full five-member complement.

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