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    Air Traffic Control Staffing

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association union were among the witnesses at a hearing on air traffic controller staffing. The…

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    Federal Disaster Response

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) introduced H.R. 5177, the National Mitigation Investment Act of 2016 (NMIA), that would attempt to alleviate losses to residential and commercial…

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    D.C. Metro System Safety

    The heads of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and the Federal Transit Administration were among the witnesses at a hearing on safety and reliability issues that have beleaguered…

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    Electric Grid Security

    Federal officials and energy industry representatives testified at a hearing on the threat of a cyberattack on the U.S. electric grid. Craig Fugate, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…

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    Highway and Mass Transit Funding

    House and Senate conferees made opening statements in a meeting to negotiate a long-term highway and mass transit funding bill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill…

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    U.S. Port Safety

    Security, transportation, and logistics industry professionals testified at a hearing on U.S. port security in response to a revelation by the Associated Press that the Federal Bureau of Investigation…

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    Drone Safety

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the risks drones pose to aviation safety and the need for drone safety regulations to mitigate those risks.

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    Positive Train Control

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the status of positive train control (PTC) implementation on U.S. railroad networks by the December 31, 2015, deadline. PTC describes the technologies…

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    Amtrak Derailment

    Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Railroad Administration, Amtrak, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen testified on the May 2015 Amtrak…

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    Rail Regulatory Issues

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials held a hearing on rail regulatory issues. The hearing occurred the morning after a…

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    Disaster Recovery

    Witnesses testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on being better prepared for disasters and improving disaster recovery efforts. Federal…

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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 efforts. The hearing…

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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 projects. Members asked about…

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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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