House T&I Chairman Oberstar to Release Surface Transportation White Paper – June 22

NEWS from the T&I Committee
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
U.S. House of Representatives, 2165 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC 20515
Hon. James L. Oberstar (Minn.), Chairman

For Immediate Release, Thursday, June 11, 2009
Contact: Jim Berard, 202-226-5064, jim.berard@mail.house.gov

T&I Chairman to Release Blueprint for New Transportation Authorization Bill 6/17

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James L. Oberstar (Minn.) will release a white paper next week to outline plans for the new surface transportation authorization bill.

The news conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 22, at 11:00 a.m. The event will be held in Room 2167 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The news conference also will be web cast live on the Committee's web site, http://transportation.house.gov.

The authorization bill is currently being drafted and will replace the current authorization, SAFETEA-LU, which is due to expire on September 30. Oberstar has promised that the new authorization will transform the way the federal government invests highway, safety, and transit funds.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James L. Oberstar (Minn.)

News Conference to release blueprint for new surface transportation authorization bill

Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 11:00 a.m.

Room 2167, Rayburn House Office Building, Independence Ave. at South Capitol St. S.W., Washington, D.C.