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Full Committee Hearing on “LIFT America: Modernizing Our Infrastructure for the Future”

Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Full Committee held a hearing on the bill on Wednesday, May 22, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “LIFT America: Modernizing Our Infrastructure for the Future.”

 

H.R. 2741, the “Leading Infrastructure For Tomorrow’s America Act" (The LIFT America Act), a bill to rebuild and modernize the Nation’s infrastructure to expand access to broadband and Next Generation 9–1–1, rehabilitate drinking water infrastructure, modernize the electric grid and energy supply infrastructure, redevelop brownfields, strengthen health care infrastructure, create jobs, and protect public health and the environment, and for other purposes. 

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations 

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Ms. Mignon L. Clyburn
Principal
MLC Strategies, LLC

Testimony


Mr. John Auerbach, MBA
President and CEO
Trust for America’s Health

Testimony


Ms. Jessica Eckdish
Legislative Director
BlueGreen Alliance

Testimony


The Honorable Brian C. Wahler
Mayor, Piscataway Township, New Jersey
On behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Testimony


Mr. Daniel Lyons
Visiting Fellow
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Testimony


Mr. Christopher Guith
Acting President
Global Energy Institute
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Testimony