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    Drone Technology and Safety

    Witnesses testified at ahearing on the state of the unmanned aircraft system industry and efforts to integrate drones into existing U.S. airspace. They answered questions on safety and…

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    Federal Aviation Programs and Policies

    Government, industry, and labor officials testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the committee prepared to…

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    Security of Federal Buildings and Facilities

    Representatives from the Federal Protective Service (FPS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified on the FPS and improving the security of federal facilities. Mark…

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    Pipeline Safety

    Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (PHMSA), which was set to expire in 2015. The hearing focused on the law and the regulation of…

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    U.S. Anti-Drug Trafficking Operations

    Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, U.S. Southern Commander John Kelly, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Luis Arreaga testified on U.S. anti-drug trafficking…

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    Water Resources Infrastructure Projects

    General Michael Walsh, deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified on major water resources infrastructure…

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    Freight Transportation System

    Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, and the AFL-CIOtestified on the future of freight transportation.

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    Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 2

    Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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    Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 1

    Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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    Federal Aviation Administration Oversight

    Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen modernization program and the potential impact of sequestration budget cuts on his agency.

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    High-Speed Rail Program

    Witnesses testified on the future of high-speed rail in the transportation infrastructure of the Northeastern United States, which includes Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New…

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    High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

    Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about…

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    FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate testified on his agency’s response to Hurricane Sandy. Other witnesses included representatives from the…

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    Amtrak Structural Reorganization

    Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a structural reorganization plan for the passenger rail service. Ted Alves reported that…

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    NextGen Program Review

    Witnesses testified about the status of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic control modernization program known as the Next Generation Air Transportation System…

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    General Services Administration Expenses

    General Services Administration (GSA) officials testified on overspending at their agency, specifically on the spending of the November 2010 Federal Acquisitions Service Award Ceremony in…

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    FAA Contract Tower Program

    Air transportation officials testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Contract Tower Program, which allowed low-activity air traffic control towers to be converted to…

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    General Services Administration Oversight

    Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish conference the organization held in Las Vegas in October 2010. They talked about planning for…

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    Transportation Security Administration Oversight

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s use of body scanners at airports and other programs designed to make air transportation safe and secure.

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    Cruise Ship Safety, Industry Representatives

    Industry representatives testified on the Costa Concordia shipwreck off the coast of Italy. Among the topics they addressed were safety standards, the safety record of the cruise line…

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