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Graves Statement on House Vote to Avert a Crippling Freight Rail Strike
November 30, 2022
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) released the following statement regarding today’s vote in the House of Representatives on measures targeting a potential strike by freight railroad workers and a shutdown of the economy: “Congress should have never been in the position of preventing this economic catastrophe, but the House has now acted to avert a rail shutdown that would further devastate an economy already coping with the consequences of this Adminis... More
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Ranking Member Garret Graves Statement from Hearing on Addressing Challenges for Air Passengers with Disabilities
November 17, 2022
Opening remarks of Subcommittee on Aviation Ranking Member Garret Graves (R-LA) from today’s hearing entitled, “Accessible Air Travel: Addressing Chal... More
Press Releases
T&I Republican Leaders Ask Amtrak to Justify Six-Figure Executive Bonuses Amid Dismal Performance
November 3, 2022
Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Ranking Member Rick Crawford (R-AR) and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) have directed Amtrak’s Chairman of the Board to justify Amtrak’s practice of awarding six-figure bonuses to its top executives, offset by significant amounts of taxpayer funding, despite the company experiencing historic financial and ridership losses. In their letter to Amtrak Chairman of the Board Anthony R. Coscia, the ... More
Letters
Letter Asking Amtrak to Justify Six-Figure Bonuses for Executives
November 3, 2022
Letter from Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Ranking Member Rick Crawford (R-AR) and Transportation and Infrastructure Commi... More
Letters
Letter from T&I Republicans Asking Amtrak How It Plans to Address Crime Crisis
October 26, 2022
Letter from Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Ranking Member Rick Crawford (R-AR) and Rep. Troy Nehls (R-TX) highlighting con... More