Rep. Laura Richardson Speaks to Streetsblog After Today’s Field Hearing

Congresswoman Laura Richardson, one of two LA-area members of Congress that sit on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, took a moment to speak directly to Streetsblog readers following today’s Joint U.S. Senate and House Field Hearing on the Transportation Reauthorization Bill. 

We’ll have more on the Field Hearing in a little bit, but in the meantime, take a second to listen to the Congresswoman’s impressions of what happened earlier today.

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