National Legislative Office

Testimony and Correspondence
  1. Testimony of John Tolman
    Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    Before the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials hearing on Oversight of Passenger and Freight Rail Safety
    February 26, 2014
  2. Testimony of John Tolman
    Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    Before the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials hearing on National Rail Policy
    June 27, 2013
  3. Testimony of John Tolman
    Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    Before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation Hearing on Northeast Corridor Future of Passenger Rail
    April 17, 2013
  4. Testimony of John Tolman
    Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Hearing on Northeast Corridor Future: Options for High Speed Rail Development and Opportunities for Private Sector Participation
    December 13, 2012
  5. Testimony of Stephen Bruno
    Vice President
    Before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Hearing on Transportation Infrastructure Funding
    July 20, 2011
  6. Testimony of Stephen Bruno
    Vice President
    Before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Railroads and Hazardous Materials Safety Programs: Reforms and Improvements to Reduce Regulatory Burdens
    April 7, 2011
  7. Testimony of Dennis Pierce
    National President
    Before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Federal Regulatory Overreach in the Railroad Industry: Implementing the Rail Safety Improvement Act
    March 17, 2011
  8. Testimony of John Tolman
    Testimony of John Tolman
    U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Hearing on H.R. 6707, the Taking Responsible Action for Community Safety Act
    September 9, 2008
  9. Testimony of John Tolman
    Testimony of John Tolman
    BLET Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Hearing on the Impact of Railroad Injury, Accident, and Discipline Policies on the Safety of America's Railroads.
    October 25, 2007
  10. Testimony of Tim Smith
    California State Legislative Board Chairman
    U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Federal, State and Local Roles in Rail Safety.
    August 9, 2007
  11. Testimony of John Tolman
    BLET Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION SUBCOMMITTEE ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AND MERCHANT MARINE INFRASTRUCTURE, SAFETY AND SECURITY
    HEARING ON THE RAIL SAFETY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2007.
    JULY 26, 2007
  12. Testimony of John Tolman
    BLET Vice President & National Legislative Representative
    U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Transit and Rail Security
    March 7, 2007
    Transcript
  13. Testimony of Edward Rodzwicz
    BLET First Vice President
    U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security
    Hearing on the Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007.
    March 6, 2007
  14. Testimony of Thomas A. Pontolillo [PDF]
    BLET Directory of Regulatory Affairs
    Before the United States House of Representatives
    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Fatigue in the Railroad Industry
    February 13, 2007
    Transcript
    Press Release [PDF]
  15. Testimony of John Murphy [PDF]
    Director, Teamsters Rail Conference
    Before the United States House of Representatives
    Committee on Homeland Security
    Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection
    February 13, 2007
    Press Release [PDF]
  16. Testimony of Ed Rodzwicz [PDF]
    President, Teamsters Rail Conference
    First Vice President, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Reauthorization of Federal Rail Safety Program
    Transcript
    January 31, 2007
  17. Testimony of Vice President Tolman [PDF]
    Before the United States House of Representatives
    Committee on Homeland Security
    Subcommittee on Economic Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity
    Hearing on Training Procedures
    September 28, 2006
  18. Testimony of Vice President John Tolman [PDF]
    Before The United States House of Representatives
    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Subcommittee on Railroads
    Hearing on Railroad Industry Human Factor Safety Issues
    July, 25, 2006
  19. Testimony of Thomas A. Pontolillo [PDF]
    BLET Director of Regulatory Affairs
    Before the United States House of Representatives
    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
    Hearing on Current Issues in Rail Transportation of Hazardous Materials
    June 13, 2006