MEDIA ALERT State Senate Transportation Committee to Hold Sept 12 Hearing on Need for Transportation Funding Bill

For Immediate Release


The Senate Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, at the Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, according to Senate Transportation Committee Chair John Rafferty (R-44).

The hearing will take place in Shusterman Hall, which is located on Liacouras Walk between Montgomery Avenue and Polett Walk.

During the hearing committee will receive testimony from Secretary of Transportation Barry Schoch, transportation officials, engineers, economic development groups and SEPTA representatives on the need for passage of Senate Bill 1 in Southeastern Pennsylvania.  The comprehensive transportation funding legislation, which Rafferty sponsored, passed the Senate in June by a vote of 45-5 and awaits action in the House this fall.


Nate Spade
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