ATSSA congratulates Rep. Sam Graves R-Mo. on being chosen to chair the Transportation and Infrastructure T&I Committee in the 118th Congress.
“ATSSA members have counted Chairman Graves as a roadway safety leader throughout his tenure on the T&I Committee and we look forward to his continued emphasis on this critical issue now that he is chair,” ATSSA President & CEO Stacy Tetschner said. “We are eager to work with him and his committee staff in the months and years ahead to ensure that roadway safety remains the top priority for Congress and the Biden administration.”
Graves’ selection was announced by the committee today. He confirmed his priority for roadway safety and infrastructure in his comments included with the announcement.
“When I first came to Congress, I fought hard to serve on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. It’s now one of the greatest honors of my life to be chosen by my colleagues to chair what I believe is one of the most important and effective committees in Congress,” Graves said. “America cannot prosper without a safe and efficient transportation network that meets the economic needs of our diverse states and communities.
“T&I will have a full agenda over the next two years, including oversight of the Administration, its implementation of the massive $1.2 trillion infrastructure law, and its policies that have exacerbated many of the economic crises facing our Nation.
“We also have an important legislative agenda ahead, including looking at packages to help alleviate ongoing energy and supply chain problems.”