Rep. Crawford Statement on House Passage of Rail Agreement

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Contact: Sara Robertson (Sara.Robertson2@mail.house.gov)

Rep. Crawford Statement on House Passage of Rail Agreement

11/30/2022

Washington — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass legislation which would impose a contract and avert a rail strike. Representative Rick Crawford (AR-01) issued the following statement following the passage of the agreement:

“I’m relieved that we are a step closer to preventing a rail strike. We were forced to act because the Biden Administration, despite its claims to the contrary, couldn’t get buy-in from its Big Labor allies to avoid a strike that would cripple large parts of the economy. A rail strike would worsen our continuing supply chain woes, hammering our agriculture industry and giving us empty store shelves. It would also fuel further inflation at a time when American families can least afford it.”

In a speech on the House floor, Rep. Crawford stated that today’s vote is a result of the failures of Speaker Pelosi and President Biden to reach a deal with their largest special interest group.

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Rep. Crawford is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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