Excerpt: While we appreciate your quick response to our letter and your providing a witness for the hearing, both the testimony of Mr.
Excerpt: The delay caused by this freeze and the FCC’s environmental and historic review processes adversely affects the railroads’ ability to deploy PTC and delays implementation of safety systems mandated by Congress. … We urge the FCC to move expeditiously to put a process in place to facilitate the timely deployment of PTC...
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Excerpt: We are writing to ask that the Commission provide an update to that earlier information request. Since the committee’s last request, the FCC has continued to implement significant efforts to reform both the high-cost and low-income support programs. We have modified our data request to reflect the changes underway in both programs.
Excerpt We believe that the Congress and the administration would benefit from a comprehensive technical evaluation by the GAO of currently deployed systems designed to detect airborne, biological threats in the environment, and those planned or under development, by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).