Freight Transportation Panel to Release Final Recommendations

Oct 25, 2013


Washington, DC – The Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, established by Full Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV) to examine the current state of freight transportation in the United States and how improving freight transportation can strengthen the U.S. economy, will release its final report and recommendations to the Committee during a Tuesday, October 29th press conference.

Click HERE to Watch this Tuesday Press Conference Live

The Full Committee’s Vice Chairman, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN), who chairs the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, and the Panel’s Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), will be joined at Tuesday’s press conference by Committee Chairman Shuster, Ranking Member Rahall, and other members of the Freight Panel.

By the rules of the Committee adopted at the beginning of the Congress, the Chairman may create special panels for the purpose of examining specific issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.

WHAT:  Press Conference, Special Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation
- Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA)
- Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV)
- Freight Panel Chairman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN)
- Freight Panel Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
- Members of the Freight Panel

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2013

WHERE: 2254 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515

** NOTE: Only members of the media may attend the press conference.  The event will also be livestreamed at the Committee’s website.

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