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    Cruise Passenger Safety

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee met to discuss the Cruise Passenger Protection Act. The hearing examined the safety and security regulations of the cruising…

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    Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Executive Session

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held an executive session during which five bills were passed out of the committee before a hearing on cruise ship passenger safety…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    Dispute resolution attorney Kenneth Feinberg and executives from General Motors (GM) and one of its suppliers testified on the automaker’s delayed ignition switch recall and its…

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    The Federal Research Portfolio: Capitalizing on Investments in R&D

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing titled, “The Federal Research Portfolio: Capitalizing on Investments in…

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    At a Tipping Point: Consumer Choice, Consolidation and the Future Video Marketplace

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing titled, “At a Tipping Point: Consumer Choice, Consolidation and the Future…

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    College Athletes and Academics

    NCAA President Mark Emmert, two former college football players, author and historian Taylor Branch, and other witnesses testified on college athletes and academics. The hearing was…

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    E-Cigarette Marketing

    Industry representatives and anti-tobacco advocates testified on e-cigarette marketing practices designed to appeal to children. In addition, the hearing also focused on the health…

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    Travel and Tourism Industry

    Witnesses testified on the government’s role in and efforts to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The hearing focused specifically on the 2012 National Travel and…

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    NextGen: A Review of Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Improving Aviation Safety and Efficiency

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security will hold a hearing titled,…

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    Weight-Loss Product Advertising

    Witnesses testified on ways to protect consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. Dr. Mehmet Oz defended the language and diet products featured on…

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    Nominations Hearing

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. to…

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    Communication Network Updates

    Internet industry experts testified on the implications of updating copper wire-based telephone service to Internet-based networks, also known as Internet protocol (IP)…

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    Surface Transportation Reauthorization

    Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding surface transportation programs and the safety and effectiveness of rail, motor carrier, and…

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    The State of U.S. Travel and Tourism: Industry Efforts to Attract 100 Million Visitors Annually

    Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Tourism, Competitiveness, and Innovation will hold a hearing on Thursday,…

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