November 1, 2014

Senate Banking (Transit) Committee members

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats and Republicans have finalized appointments to the Senate Banking Committee, which is responsible for legislation affecting mass transit. Committee chairman is Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.).  Democrats: Tim Johnson (S.D.), chairmanDaniel Akaka (Hawaii)Michael Bennet (Colo.)Sherrod Brown (Ohio)Kay Hagan (N.C.) Herb Kohl (Wisc.)Robert Menendez (N.J.)Jeff Merkley (Ore.)Jack Reed (R.I.)Charles Schumer (N.Y.) Jon Tester [...]

Senate Commerce Committee members

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats and Republicans have finalized appointments to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Most transportation legislation moving through the Senate affecting air, bus and rail safety and economic regulation is under the initial jurisdiction of the Commerce Committee, which is chaired by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.). Most transit legislation is the [...]

Senate Labor Committee members

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats and Republicans have finalized appointments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Legislation affecting retirement, labor law and workplace issues are under the initial jurisdiction of this committee, which is chaired by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). Democrats: Tom Harkin (Iowa), chairmanMichael Bennet (Colo.)Jeff Bingaman (N.M.)Richard Blumenthal (Conn.)Robert Casey (Pa.) [...]

Republican T&I Committee members named

WASHINGTON — Republicans have finalized appointments to the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, which will be chaired in the upcoming Congress by John Mica (R-Fla.). Members include Minnesota’s Chip Cravaack, who defeated Democrat Jim Oberstar in the November congressional elections. Oberstar has served as chairman of the T&I Committee under Democratic control that expires at year-end. Most [...]