Kristina Baum (Inhofe/EPW) – 202.224.6176
Donelle Harder (Inhofe/EPW) – 202.224.1282
Katie Gilman or Mary Kerr (Boxer/EPW) – 202.224.8832


Senators Inhofe, Boxer, and Job Creators to Call for Action on Transportation Bill


BACKGROUND:   Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Ranking Member, will be joined by a broad coalition of businesses, labor, and transportation organizations to highlight the importance of a long-term surface transportation bill and the need for Congress to act. The latest extension of the current transportation law, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), expires on May 31, 2015. 


WHEN:                    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015

2:50 PM ET


LOCATION:             Senate Swamp

(grass area on the northeast side of the Capitol building, which is on the Senate side of the  Capitol building across from the Supreme Court) 


WHO:                         Senator James Inhofe

Chairman, Environment and Public Works Committee


Senator Barbara Boxer          

Ranking Member, Environment and Public Works Committee


Bud Wright

Executive Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials


Pete Ruane

President and CEO, American Road and Transportation Builders Association


Tom Trotter

Legislative Affairs Representative, AFL-CIO


Jennifer Safavian        

Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Retail Industry Leaders Association


Tom Foss

CEO, Griffith Company, Brea, CA


Don Shilling

President, General Equipment and Supplies, Fargo, ND


Nick Ivanoff

President and CEO, Ammann and Whitney, New York, NY


Robert Sells

President, Titan America, Mid-Atlantic Division, Roanoke, VA       


Sean Glennon

President, Operations Americas, Volvo Construction Equipment 



WHAT:                      Press Conference


Just a reminder:        Please RSVP to Colin MacCarthy at if you plan to attend.  Please note that media are required to display current Senate press credentials.