Senate confirms two additional STB members, bringing board roster up to five for first time
(Source: Freight Waves, November 20, 2020)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Freight railroads and shippers alike praised the Senate confirmation this week of two additional members to the Surface Transportation Board (STB). The confirmations of Robert Primus and Michelle Schultz come at a time when the board is addressing long-standing issues surrounding revenue adequacy and grappling over shippers’ concerns about rail service. The confirmations of Primus and Schultz also mean that the board will now be fully staffed. The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 expanded the board roster from three members to five, but the board has never had the full complement of members until now.
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Monday, November 23, 2020
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