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Jan 26 2015

Fischer Announces Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on Surface Transportation Network

Three Nebraska-Based Companies Represented as Witnesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) will convene the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security on Thursday, January 29, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. for its first hearing of the 114th Congress entitled, “Improving the Performance of our Transportation Networks: Stakeholder Perspectives.”

The hearing will feature testimony on: the importance of a reliable and efficient surface transportation network; challenges relating to efficiency, safety, and overall performance; and the role of federal agencies. Details on the hearing are provided below:

HEARING:

Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security hearing entitled: “Improving the Performance of our Transportation Networks: Stakeholder Perspectives.”

DATE:

Thursday, January 29, 2015
10:00 a.m. in room SR-253 

WITNESSES:

Mr. Jim Mullen
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Werner Enterprises

 Mr. Lance Fritz
President and Chief Operating Officer, Union Pacific Railroad

 Mr. Douglas Means
Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Cabela’s

 The Honorable Ed Rendell
Co-Chair, Building America’s Future