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61–961CC

  

1999

(106–59)

HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS
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FIRST SESSION

NOVEMBER 22, 1999

RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

61–961CC

  

1999

RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

(106–59)

HEARING

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

NOVEMBER 22, 1999 (BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS)

Printed for the use of the

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania, Chairman
DON YOUNG, Alaska
THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin
SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York
HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
JOHN J. DUNCAN, Jr., Tennessee
THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois
WAYNE T. GILCHREST, Maryland
STEPHEN HORN, California
BOB FRANKS, New Jersey
JOHN L. MICA, Florida
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JACK QUINN, New York
TILLIE K. FOWLER, Florida
VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigan
SPENCER BACHUS, Alabama
STEVEN C. LaTOURETTE, Ohio
SUE W. KELLY, New York
RAY LaHOOD, Illinois
RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisiana
CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
ROBERT W. NEY, Ohio
JACK METCALF, Washington
EDWARD A. PEASE, Indiana
ASA HUTCHINSON, Arkansas
MERRILL COOK, Utah
JOHN COOKSEY, Lousiana
JOHN R. THUNE, South Dakota
FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey
JERRY MORAN, Kansas
JOHN T. DOOLITTLE, California
LEE TERRY, Nebraska
DON SHERWOOD, Pennsylvania
GARY G. MILLER, California
JOHN E. SWEENEY, New York
JIM DeMINT, South Carolina
DOUG BEREUTER, Nebraska
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STEVEN T. KUYKENDALL, California
MICHAEL K. SIMPSON, Idaho
JOHNNY ISAKSON, Georgia
DAVID VITTER, Louisiana
MATTHEW G. MARTINEZ, California

JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
NICK J. RAHALL II, West Virginia
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM O. LIPINSKI, Illinois
ROBERT E. WISE, Jr., West Virginia
JAMES A. TRAFICANT, Jr., Ohio
PETER A. DeFAZIO, Oregon
BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee
JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON, District of Columbia
JERROLD NADLER, New York
PAT DANNER, Missouri
ROBERT MENENDEZ, New Jersey
CORRINE BROWN, Florida
JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan
BOB FILNER, California
EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas
FRANK MASCARA, Pennsylvania
GENE TAYLOR, Mississippi
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JUANITA MILLENDER-McDONALD, California
ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, Maryland
EARL BLUMENAUER, Oregon
MAX SANDLIN, Texas
ELLEN O. TAUSCHER, California
BILL PASCRELL, Jr., New Jersey
LEONARD L. BOSWELL, Iowa
JAMES P. McGOVERN, Massachusetts
TIM HOLDEN, Pennsylvania
NICK LAMPSON, Texas
JOHN ELIAS BALDACCI, Maine
MARION BERRY, Arkansas
RONNIE SHOWS, Mississippi
BRIAN BAIRD, Washington
SHELLEY BERKLEY, Nevada

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CONTENTS

TESTIMONY
    Bland, John, President, Paragould 2020
    Brain, Sid, Chairman, River Valley Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority
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    Garrison, F.S., Chairman, American Freightways Corporation
    Glass, David, President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
    Gordy, Luke, Chairman, Van Buren Public Facilities Board
    Lipton, John M., Vice Chairman, Arkansas State Highway Commission
    McCown, Andy, President and General Manager, Bella Vista Property Owners Association
    McWhirt, Rick, Plant Manager, Bekaert Rogers Plant
    Page, Sasha N., Vice President, Project Finance, Infrastructure Management Group, Inc., accompanied by Billy B. Dooly, President, Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce, and Robert Swede Lee, President, Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
    Tyson, John, Chairman, Tyson Foods, Inc.
    Van Winkle, Major General Hans A., Deputy Commander for Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
    Hutchinson, Hon. Asa, of Arkansas
    Johnson, Hon. Eddie Bernice, of Texas
    Rahall, Hon. Nick J., II, of West Viginia

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY WITNESSES

    Bland, John
    Brain, Sid
    Dooly, Billy B.
    Garrison, F.S.
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    Glass, David
    Gordy, Luke
    Lipton, John M.
    McCown, Andy
    McWhirt, Rick
    Page, Sasha N
    Tyson, John
    Van Winkle, Major General Hans A

ADDITIONS TO THE RECORD

    Arkansas Waterways Commission, Paul N. Revis, Executive Director, statement
    General Business Forms, Inc., Jim Walters, President, letter, November 22, 1999
    Ozark Regional Transit, Len Bradrup, Transit Director, Springdale, AR, statement
    Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, Robbert E. Lee, President, statement

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