Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Nick Rahall

Rahall, Brown Say Dems Must Be Consulted on Rail Privatization

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The top Democrats with jurisdiction over rail in the House are asking for a little old-time bipartisan cooperation in the Transportation Committee. They’re complaining that Republicans have shut them out of the process on one of the most important, game-changing proposals to come down the pike in a while: taking the Northeast Corridor away from […]

House Transpo Committee Promises Bipartisanship, To Tackle Aviation First

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Meet the new House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The committee’s meeting this morning, the first of the 112th Congress, included twenty new Republican faces, 19 of whom are freshman representatives. The mostly administrative agenda didn’t offer many chances for the committee members to talk policy, but even some of the freshmen’s short introductions proved potentially […]

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 […]