Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Government, Business

House Republicans Explore Aid for Airports, Loans to Airlines

Stephen Dickson, FAA administrator, speaks during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Dec. 11, 2019. The agency awarded $3.2 billion to airports in 2019. Stephen Dickson, FAA administrator, speaks during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Dec. 11, 2019. The FAA awarded $3.2 billion to airports in 2019. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

House Republicans say they are exploring a range of proposals — from loans to grants for cleaning airports — to help the aviation industry staggering under the weight of the coronavirus outbreak.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
March 16, 2020
Government, Business

House GOP Names Sam Graves as Ranking Member of Transportation Committee

Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) Graves listens during a roundtable discussion. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

The top authorizer of policy related to highways and transit systems in the U.S. House of Representatives was tapped to serve as the leading Republican on the chamber’s transportation panel when a new Congress convenes in January.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 30, 2018
Government, Business

Mica Set to Lead House Transportation & Infrastructure Panel

The electoral wave that handed control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans also roiled the body’s transportation committee, ousting the panel’s current chairman and putting Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) in position to lead the key committee.

November 8, 2010