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 Americans across the United States. On behalf of our membership, RSI congratulates Secretary Buttigieg on his Senate confirmation and looks forward to working with him to expand opportunities for railway suppliers through robust federal investments and a strong Buy America program.”
About the Railway Supply Institute (RSI)
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is a trade association representing more than 160 companies involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, tank car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, and passenger rail industries. RSI connects members to their customers and partners, supports the improvement of the industry, assists members in the global marketplace, and represents the industry during the regulatory and legislative process. For more information visit www.rsiweb.org, follow RSI on Twitter and join the RSI LinkedIn group.