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Kentuckians for Better Transportation Announces New Executive Director

Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT) welcomed a new Executive Director to lead the organization starting December 1. Jennifer Kirchner, a former executive director for the Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau, brings extensive experience building partnerships within a community and region. At the Bureau, Kirchner was responsible for leading the […]

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Leaders Say Riverport Upgrades Could Mean Economic Growth for Paducah, Mccracken County

PADUCAH – Two grants, one riverport, and endless possibilities: The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority is currently upgrading the riverport in Paducah. City leaders say it could put Paducah on the map as a landing site for a major employer, which could mean more jobs. Crews are working on reinforcing concrete at […]

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Ranking Member Graves Statement From Hearing on Airport Investment

PRESS RELEASE |  For Immediate Release: March 26, 2019 Contact: Justin Harclerode or Suzanne Youngblood (202) 225-9446 Washington, D.C. – Opening remarks, as prepared, of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s hearing entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investment in our Nation’s Airports […]

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Chair Defazio Statement From Hearing on “Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs”

Washington, D.C. — The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs.” Thank you, Chair Norton and Ranking Member Davis, for holding this hearing. […]

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Hearing Focuses on Importance of Developing Technologies to America’s Future Aviation System

For Immediate Release: March 12, 2019Contact: Justin Harclerode or Suzanne Youngblood (202) 225-9446 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Aviation explored what the Nation’s aviation system and infrastructure may look like 30 years into the future.  Witnesses representing NASA, aviation and technology companies, and pilots highlighted the need for the United States to […]

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Infrastructure Talks Continue on Capitol Hill, but No Action Yet

When Rep. Peter DeFazio, the new House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman, opened his panel’s first infrastructure hearing in the new Congress, he tapped some buttons on his phone and, on purpose, set off what sounded like a warning klaxon. “That is the alarm sounding for America’s infrastructure,” the Oregon […]

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