The chairman of the Senate committee that oversees transportation issues said Monday that oil companies are dragging their feet on providing data to regulators about the safety of freight trains that are used to carry crude oil.
Lawmakers have questioned if GM's behavior was in part a result of the $50 billion bailout.
Former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official David Wildstein who resigned in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, met with federal prosecutors last week, according to Main Justice.
Several people familiar with the investigation told the legal blog that Wildstein was “camped at the U.S. Attorney’s office” in Newark for several days last week.
Investigators heard pings they believe could be coming from the plane's black boxes.
A week after focusing on General Motors handling of recalls on over a million of its cars, lawmakers will turn their attention to space this week.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on Wednesday about NASA’s “exploration strategy, international cooperation in space, and commercial space efforts.”
The hearing, which will be chaired by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), will be titled “From Here to Mars.”
Two F-16s were scrambled after the aircraft strayed into restricted airspace.
“What were they doing for all those months?" she asked.
Michigan's unlikely dominance in congressional clout is about to take a hit.
A black box reportedly picked up a signal Saturday.
The company endured two days of brutal hearings.