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Five Cabinet members to testify at infrastructure hearing next week

Five Cabinet members to testify at infrastructure hearing next week

The Hill
BY MAX GREENWOOD - 03/09/18 05:10 PM EST 

Five Cabinet secretaries are set to testify before a Senate committee next week on President Trump's plan to overhaul the nation's infrastructure.

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) announced Friday that Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue would appear before the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee next Wednesday.

The Cabinet officials will join Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who were already expected to appear before the panel.

"Testimony from these five cabinet secretaries will support a comprehensive public discussion with senators about the White House proposal for aligning federal resources with local infrastructure needs and helping complete projects faster," Thune, the committee's chairman, said in a statement... FULL ARTICLE

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