**POSTPONED**: House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster Visit Postponed

**POSTPONED**

House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster Visit Postponed 

WASHINGTON - Due to the government shutdown, House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster's October 17th visit to Northern Kentucky has been postponed. 

Chairman Shuster was to participate in a public forum and kick-off meeting of the Transportation Advisory Board.  The Advisory Board was founded by Rep. Massie for the purpose of bringing attention to regional transportation and infrastructure issues.  Its members include leaders of local transportation authorities and businesses.

Rep. Massie has been working with Chairman Shuster in Washington to bring attention to Kentucky’s transportation issues.  A substantial percentage of US commerce passes through Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, and the area’s infrastructure is critical to local and national economies.  With the CVG airport, two major railroads, three interstates, and 276 miles along the Ohio river, Kentucky’s 4th district is vitally important to the nation’s transportation infrastructure.

It was expected that the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, the Brent Spence Bridge, the Federal Highway Trust Fund, the gas tax, and other transportation and infrastructure issues would have been discussed during the program, which follows.


**POSTPONED**

What:   Floating Press Conference aboard the River Queen

When:  Thursday, October 17

             10:00am-11:00am

Where: The River Queen

             BB Riverboats

             101 Riverboat Row

             Newport, KY 41071

 

What:  Transportation Public Forum

When: Thursday, October 17

            11:30am-12:15pm

Where: Radisson Ballroom

             Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront

             668 West Fifth St

             Covington, KY  41011

*An announcement will be made once the event has been rescheduled.

*If you have any questions, please call Congressman Massie’s Northern Kentucky office at (859) 426-0080.

*All press-related inquiries should be directed to Lorenz.Isidro@mail.house.gov

 

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