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(Washington, DC) Today, Representative Malinowski testified in a House Rules Committee meeting in support of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Read his remarks below or watch a video here.
“Thank you so much, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Cole, members of the committee. I am so, so happy and proud to be here to testify in support of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
(Washington, DC) Representative Malinowski announced today that all ten Community Project Funding requests he made for New Jersey’s 7thCongressional District will be included in the House Appropriations Fiscal Year 2022 annual federal funding legislation. The projects, covering Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Union, and Warren Counties, total over $8.7 million. The legislation is set to be voted on in the House of Representatives this week.
(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representative Malinowski shared a mid-year progress report detailing constituent services provided in the first half of 2021 and throughout his time in Congress. Since Rep. Malinowski was first sworn into the House of Representatives in January 2019, he and his staff have been committed to serving the constituents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District.
(Washington, DC) Today, the House of Representatives passed the INVEST in America Act, a comprehensive bill to revitalize America’s aging infrastructure, accelerate our economic recovery, and help America transition to a clean energy future.
(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representative Tom Malinowski met with Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to discuss the Gateway Program and the need to invest in America’s rail infrastructure. Representative Malinowski, Secretary Buttigieg, senior Amtrak officials, and a bicameral congressional delegation from New Jersey and New York rode a special observation train together from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station, and later met to discuss Gateway and other shared transportation priorities.
(Washington, DC) Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced to the House floor the INVEST in America Act, a comprehensive bill to revitalize America’s aging infrastructure, accelerate our economic recovery, and help America transition to a clean transportation future.
(Washington, DC) After years of stalling by the previous Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation today issued a Record of Decision on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Hudson Tunnel portion of the Gateway Program. The announcement delivers on a promise made by Transportation Secretary Buttigieg to Representative Malinowski, and represents a critically important milestone in building the Gateway Tunnel.
(Somerville, NJ) In response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s commitment to complete the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and issue a Record of Decision for the Hudson Tunnel Project by May 28, Rep. Tom Malinowski issued the following statement:
(Somerville, NJ) Today, the Biden Administration announced it rescinded a Trump-era policy that made it harder for states to finance their portion of much-needed transit infrastructure projects, such as the construction of new Hudson River Tunnels. The rescinded guidance, which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) first announced in June 2018, stated that federal loans would count as part of the federal share of Capital Investment Grant projects—a misguided policy that stood in the way of further advancing the tunnel portion of the Gateway project.
(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representative Tom Malinowski applauded the final execution of the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) to secure over $800 million to replace New Jersey’s Portal North Bridge. The signing of the agreement marks the culmination of a years-long effort to secure federal funds for a key component of the Gateway Project.