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WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon:
“Safety has always been, and always should be, the most important aspect of air travel, and now the top priority for experts is to find out what caused the crashes of the two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. It is a prudent decision for the FAA to ground those planes until they know more, and once they do, it’s important they correct the issue and release that information to the public so everyone feels safe flying.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon regarding the Soo Locks modernization project and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the president’s budget proposal.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell released the following statement after being selected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve on the House Armed Services Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 116th Congress. Congressman Mitchell served on both committees in the 115th Congress. The Republican Conference must now ratify the Steering Committee’s decision.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers included money for modernizing and upgrading the Soo Locks in its FY19 work plan:
Shelby Township, MI – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed into law S.301, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, a bipartisan bill that authorizes America’s water resources and infrastructure projects.
Shelby Township, MI – Yesterday, President Donald Trump signed into law bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10), H.R. 4921, the STB Information Security Improvement Act, which requires that the Surface Transportation Board (STB) implement an information security plan that follows recommendations set out in a recent unfavorable Department of Transportation Office of the Inspector General (DOT IG) report.
Shelby Township, MI – Today, Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
WASHINGTON – Congressman Mitchell released the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers released its Director’s Report on the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. In the report, the Army Corps of Engineers recalculated its previous benefit-cost analysis, and issued a revised score of 2.42. As the benefit-cost analysis number produced exceeds 1.0, the upgrading of the Soo Locks can now be included in the Water Resources Development Act, and future authorization and budgeting steps can move forward.