Bridge-Builder Breakfast: Difficult Choices: Transportation Spending in An Age of Fiscal Crisis

Date: 

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Time: 

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Venue: 

Bipartisan Policy Center

Address: 

1225 Eye St. NW
washington
DC
20005

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A new series presented by the BPC, Bridge-Builder Breakfasts highlight institutions and individuals who are reaching across political lines to solve critical challenges facing the country. At a time when partisan conflicts often attract the most attention, the BPC is committed to creating a forum for those who, despite differing views, are willing to collaborate in order to advance the common good.

Panelists:

Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Member, Senate Committees on Finance, Environment and Public Works, and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Senator George V. Voinovich (R-OH), Ranking Member, Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Member, House Committee on the Budget and House Committee on Ways and Means, Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Senator Slade Gorton, former U.S. Senator (R-WA) and current Co-Chair of the BPC’s National Transportation Policy Project

Lisa Caruso, Staff Correspondent and Moderator of National Journal’s Transportation Expert Blog, moderated the discussion.