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Senate Committee to Consider Transportation Nominees May 20

Senate Committee to Consider Transportation Nominees May 20

Transport Topics
Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2020 12:30 PM, EDT

President Donald Trump’s nominees for senior posts at the U.S. Department of Transportation will be considered by the Senate Commerce Committee on May 20.

The panel’s leadership scheduled a vote on the nomination of Finch Fulton to be an assistant secretary of Transportation, Diana Furchtgott-Roth to also be an assistant secretary of Transportation, and three nominees to Amtrak’s board of directors.

If approved, the nominees advance to the Senate floor, where Republican leaders likely would schedule a vote to confirm.

Earlier this year, Fulton told senators that, if confirmed, he would assist with the negotiations on crafting regulatory guidelines for autonomous vehicles... FULL ARTICLE

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