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Chao to Defend Fiscal 2019 Budget Request at House Hearing April 12

Chao to Defend Fiscal 2019 Budget Request at House Hearing April 12

Transport Topics
Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 6, 2018 1:45 AM, EDT

The country’s top transportation officer is scheduled to defend President Donald Trump’s request to reduce the U.S. Department of Transportation’s discretionary budget by 19% when she testifies before a House panel April 12.

The fiscal 2019 budget request unveiled in February calls for reducing spending for passenger rail systems and transit programs, and eliminating funding for infrastructure grants.

The timing of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s appearance before the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee will take place shortly after the Republican-led Congress dismissed several of the White House’s transportation proposals... FULL ARTICLE

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