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Amtrak Reauthorization Testimony

BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUBCOMMITTEE ON RAILROADS, PIPELINES, AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  May 14, 2008 On behalf of the 32 member unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), and specifically the 10 unions that make up our Rail Labor Division, thank you for inviting me to testify on Amtrak Reauthorization. The […]

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Surface Transportation and the Global Economy Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO ———– BEFORE THE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE ———– ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY April 16, 2008 On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) I want to thank you for inviting me to testify this morning on surface transportation in the […]

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The Transportation Worker Identification Credential House Testimony

STATEMENT OF LARRY I. WILLIS, GENERAL COUNSEL TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITEE ON COAST GUARD AND MARITIME TRANSPORTATION ON THE TRANSPORTATION WORKER IDENTIFICATION CREDENTIAL On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I want to thank you for the opportunity to testify today on the Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) and […]

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Reauthorization of the Federal Rail Safety Program House Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND,  PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON RAILROADS, PIPELINES, AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ON REAUTHORIZATION OF THE FEDERAL RAIL SAFETY PROGRAM Chairwoman Brown, Ranking Member Shuster and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  As you know, the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) consists of 32 […]

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Fiscal 2008 Amtrak Funding Needs Senate Testimony

WRITTEN STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES On behalf of the 32 member unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) and specifically the 10 unions that make-up our Rail Labor Division (RLD), thank you for […]

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Rail Safety Reauthorization Senate Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AND MERCHANT MARINE INFRASTRUCTURE, SAFETY AND SECURITY ON RAIL SAFETY REAUTHORIZATION Chairman Lautenberg, Senator Smith, and members of the Subcommittee, let me first thank you for the opportunity to testify this morning and to present the views and concerns of transportation […]

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Impact of Background and Security Clearances on the Transportation Workforce House Testimony

STATEMENT OF LARRY I. WILLIS, GENERAL COUNSEL TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION SECURITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION ON THE IMPACT OF BACKGROUND AND SECURITY CLEARANCES ON THE TRANSPORTATION WORKFORCE On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I want to thank the Committee for the opportunity […]

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Federal Rail Safety Program Reauthorization House Testimony

WRITTEN STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO ______________________________________________ HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON RAILROADS,  PIPELINES, AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ON REAUTHORIZATION OF THE FEDERAL RAIL SAFETY PROGRAM Chairwoman Brown, Ranking Member Shuster and members of the Subcommittee, let me first thank you for the opportunity to testify this afternoon and to present the views and […]

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Rail and Transit Security Training House Testimony

STATEMENT OF EDWARD WYTKIND, PRESIDENT TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY ON RAIL AND TRANSIT SECURITY TRAINING Chairman Lungren, Ranking Member Sanchez, and Members of the Subcommittee, on behalf of the 31 member unions of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I want to thank you for the opportunity to […]

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The Transportation Worker Identification Credential Senate Testimony

STATEMENT OF LARRY I. WILLIS, GENERAL COUNSEL TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO BEFORE THE SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTE ON THE TRANSPORTATION WORKER IDENTIFICATION CREDENTIAL On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) I want to thank you for the opportunity to testify this morning on the Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) and specifically […]

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