Rep. Oberstar planning markup on surface transportation bill after recess

Rep. Oberstar planning markup on surface transportation bill after recess

From the Transportation for America newsletter:

Appearing at an economic recovery news conference Wednesday in Minnesota, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James Oberstar said he will hold a full committee mark-up of a $500 billion, six-year federal surface transportation authorization the week of Labor Day, when Congress returns from its summer recess. Oberstar, D-MN, told Minnesota Public Radio that he expects to have the bill on the floor by the third week of September.

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