Recent Streetsblog USA posts about West Virginia

In West Virginia, T&I Committee Kicks Off Field Hearings on Long-term Bill

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Before crafting their $556 billion transportation proposal, Obama administration officials toured the country, holding a series of listening sessions to hear what people wanted in a long-term transportation bill. Now, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is doing the same thing — but don’t expect committee Republicans to come to the same conclusions as the […]

Schedule for Transpo Bill Listening Tour Announced

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More committee news… Yesterday’s field hearing of the House Transportation Committee on high-speed rail in New York City wasn’t officially part of the series of field hearings on the reauthorization. The tentative schedule hits small towns, big cities, and suburbs: February 14th – West Virginia (Ranking Democrat Nick Rahall’s home state) February 17th – Philadelphia area (Republican […]

Rahall Responds, Says His Transpo Record Is About More Than Just Highways

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Earlier this month, we reported that Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) was in the running for Ranking Member on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee in the House. We mentioned our alarm that his ideas about transportation seemed limited and road-centric – specifically, that his website’s issue page on Transportation mentioned only highways, water, and broadband. Got us wondering […]