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RSI Statement on the Senate Commerce Committee’s Introduction of Surface Transportation Reauthorization Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Surface Transportation Investment Act (STIA) by Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chair Maria Cantwell and Ranking Member Roger Wicker: “We’re pleased to see the Commerce Committee […]

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RSI Statement on the Introduction of the INVEST in America Act

Washington, D.C. – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement in response to the introduction of the INVEST in America Act: “The introduction of the INVEST in America Act is an important step toward making once-in-a-generation federal investments in our nation’s rail infrastructure that […]

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RSI Statement on the Nomination of Amit Bose as FRA Administrator

Washington, DC, April 23, 2021 – Nicole Brewin, Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs for Railway Supply Institute (RSI), released the following statement congratulating Amit Bose, Acting Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), on his nomination to serve as Administrator: “RSI and our members congratulate Amit Bose on his nomination to serve […]

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RSI Statement on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act

Washington, DC, March 10, 2021 – Nicole Brewin, Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), released the following statement regarding the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act: “This passage of this legislation was a critical step for railway suppliers and their customers, and we applaud leaders in […]

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RSI Congratulates Secretary of Transportation Buttigieg on Senate Confirmation

Washington, D.C. – RSI Senior Vice President of Government & Public Affairs Nicole Brewin released the following statement today on the Senate confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as the next Secretary of Transportation: “As a former mayor, Secretary Buttigieg understands firsthand how federal infrastructure investments can strengthen our communities and deliver thousands of good-paying jobs to […]

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RSI Statement on Passage of the Combined COVID Relief & FY 2021 Omnibus Package

Washington, D.C. – The Railway Supply Institute released the following statement today from Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs, on the passage of the combined $900 billion coronavirus relief bill and $1.4 trillion FY 2021 omnibus appropriations package late Monday evening: “RSI applauds Congress for passing this legislation to deliver much-needed relief […]

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RSI Urges Railway Supplier Workforce to be Among Early Vaccine Recipients

Washington, D.C. – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) issued the following statement today from Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs, encouraging railway suppliers to be included in early recipient groups of the COVID-19 vaccine. “Throughout the pandemic, railway supply workers across the country have provided essential services to support our passenger and […]

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Statement Welcoming New Members of the Surface Transportation Board

November 20, 2020—The Railway Supply Institute released the following statement this week welcoming Robert Primus and Michelle Schultz to the Surface Transportation Board (STB): “The railway supply industry welcomes Robert Primus and Michelle Schultz to the Surface Transportation Board and commends the Senate for advancing these nominees,” said Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Government & […]

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RSI Praises Introduction of Legislation to Stimulate U.S. Railcar Manufacturing

Washington, DC, August 24, 2020 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) released the following statement in support of the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 8082, the Freight Rail Assistance and Investment to Launch Coronavirus-era Activity and Recovery Act or the “Freight RAILCAR Act” by Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-3), Rick Crawford […]

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