Every five to six years, Congress prepares a long range surface transportation bill. The transportation bill authorizes the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit. In a letter dated April 2, 2009 from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Chairman Oberstar and ranking member Congressman Mica requested member offices submit high priority
Today, Members of the Congressional Western Caucus and the Republican Study Committee (RSC) introduced the American Energy Innovation Act (H.R. 2300). Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the Western Caucus, is the lead sponsor of the bill. The legislation represents a competing vision for America's energy future in contrast to the Cap and Tax mandates endorsed by Democrat lawmakers.
Dear Secretary Salazar:
Welcome to the great state of Utah. I sincerely hope you enjoy your visit and I am confident you will be impressed with the incredible beauty of the state as well as Utah's most important resource, its people.