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Senators Laud Freight Rail Industry

October 22, 2020

As they advocated for additional emergency aid for transportation stakeholders, the leadership of a Senate committee touted freight railroads’ role during the coronavirus pandemic.

Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) emphasized the industry’s role in maintaining operations across supply chains during a hearing with freight rail executives on Capitol Hill Oct. 21. Government officials have consistently praised the freight industry for exhibiting a commitment to deliver goods to hospitals, supermarkets and other institutions throughout the national crisis.

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