Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called for a federal audit of bridges that carry hazardous material.
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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) said she’s concerned the Air Force isn’t listening to local concerns about the use of airspace.
The Senate passed a cybersecurity bill on Thursday to protect critical infrastructure.
The bill aims to help airline employees receive retirement funds from companies that have gone bankrupt.
The Senate passed two transportation bills through unanimous consent agreements on Tuesday.
The bill says airline security fees cannot exceed $11.20 per round trip flight.
Senators expressed concern that the FAA was taking too long to approve drone test permits.
Senators introduced a bill Thursday to incentivize auto-manufacturing employees to report defects.
The senator said he wants the CEO of General Motors to testify before Congress about faulty parts.
The senator cited the threat from ISIS as a reason the U.S. should reconsider its visa travel agreements.