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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Joint Meeting: Committee on Transportation and Public Safety; Committee on Commerce; Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development; House Committee on Transportation Finance; House Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble, Sen. James P. Metzen, Sen. Dan Sparks, Rep. Frank Hornstein, Rep. Joe Atkins
10 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

Public testimony may be limited based on time constraints. If you wish to testify, please contact Suzanne Sobotka (Committee Administrator for the Senate Transportation and Public Safety committee) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29 at (651) two nine six - 1738.
MnDOT railroad overview
      -General overview of rail system in Minnesota
      -Federal role in railroad regulation
      -Freight Rail Economic Development report overview
Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture testimony of economic impacts to farmers caused by freight rail delays
Farm and other commodity issues relating to primary producers, storage and shipping
Commuter and passenger rail delays
Energy issues, including coal and propane shortages
Status update and comment from railroads
Public testimony


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