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Fischer, Colleagues Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Identify and Address Blocked Railroad Crossings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 18, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee and ranking member of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports, announced she was joined by Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), all members of the Senate Commerce Committee, to reintroduce legislation to identify and address instances of blocked railroad crossings.

“Railroads are a key part of our surface transportation system, but when trains block railroad-highway crossings, it can be more than...


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