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What They Are Saying about the Speaker’s Partisan Infrastructure Wish List
July 1, 2020
The Speaker of the House has taken a “My Way or the Highway” approach to infrastructure, and today the House is expected to vote on the highly partisan H.R. 2. Instead of seeking bipartisan solutions, this bill adds $1.5 trillion dollars to the Nation’s debt and disguises a heavy-handed and unworkable Green New Deal regime of new requirements as an “infrastructure bill.” A wide swath of transportation, business, and policy groups have weighed in with disappointment and concerns about this legisl... More
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Ranking Members Sam Graves & Garret Graves Statement on the DOT Inspector General’s Boeing 737 MAX8 Timeline
July 1, 2020
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) and Aviation Subcommittee Ranking Member Garret Graves (R-LA) issued the ... More
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Graves Statement on House Passage of the Speaker’s Partisan Infrastructure Wish List
July 1, 2020
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) released the following statement following House passage of the Speaker’s partisan infrastructure wish list (H.R. 2): “If the Speaker had taken this seriously, the House would have passed a consensus surface transportation infrastructure bill that could move highway, bridge, and transit projects forward with commonsense policies. “If this effort had been taken seriously, the House would have voted to empower our stat... More
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Sam Graves Statement as House Begins Debate on the Speaker’s Partisan Infrastructure Wish List
June 30, 2020
The following are the prepared remarks of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s opening debate on the Speaker’s partisan infrastructure wish list bill (H.R. 2): We’re here today to talk about improving America’s infrastructure, something that we all agree needs to be done. But if we were serious about doing that, we would be taking up a bipartisan bill to fix our highways, bridges, and transit systems. Let’s remember, three months from now, ... More
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Ranking Member Sam Graves Statement on the Speaker’s Partisan Infrastructure Wish List Bill
June 23, 2020
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) released the following statement on Speaker Pelosi’s partisan infrastructure wish list bill: “Last week, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Democrats passed their partisan $500 billion surface transportation bill that smothers those programs with costly Green New Deal mandates and requirements. The bill was developed entirely by the Majority, without any clear concern for how much it would cost taxpayers... More