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McKeon & Gordon Statement on FRA Stating it would have Canceled NJ Transit Meeting to Allow NJ Transit to Testify before LegislatureAsm. John McKeon (D-Essex/Morris), chairman of the Assembly Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Bob Gordon (D-Bergen/Passaic), chairman of the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee, released the following statement Friday after learning the Federal Railroad Administration stated it would have canceled its meeting today with NJ Transit to allow the agency to testify before their committees on its safety and operations:
"It's disheartening to hear that the Federal Railroad Administration would have gladly rescheduled its meeting with NJ Transit today to allow the agency to testify today before the joint legislative committee. Commissioner Hammer certainly made it seem like the FRA meeting could not be rescheduled, so once again we question whether the commissioner was misleading legislators. We do not appreciate it..."
McKeon, Chaparro, Johnson & Muoio NJ Transit Investigation Opening Statements VideosClick here for video clips of Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Annette Chaparro, Gordon Johnson and Elizabeth Muoio making opening statements as the Assembly Judiciary Committee and the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee began its investigation into NJ Transit safety and operations:
Assembly Approves Giving Judiciary Committee Subpoena Power to Investigate NJ Transit
Asm. McKeon will Lead Assembly Investigation into NJT Safety & Financing Operations; Judiciary will Work with Senate Legislative Oversight CommitteeThe Assembly on Thursday voted 71-0 to launch an investigation into the safety and financial practices of NJ Transit, giving the Assembly Judiciary Committee subpoena power to conduct the inquiry.
The Judiciary panel will work on the inquiry with the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee, starting with a 10 a.m. Friday hearing.