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Video: Capito: Maximize IIJA's Impact with One Federal Decision, Protect State Flexibility as Law Intends

Government and Politics

December 1, 2022


Video: Capito: Maximize IIJA’s Impact with One Federal Decision, Protect State Flexibility as Law Intends

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.),Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, questioned witnesses about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)implementation.

During the hearing, Ranking Member Capito discussed the importance of a key project streamlining provision, One Federal Decision, and reiterated her strong opposition to federal agencies imposing greenhouse gas emissions standards on states, which was not included in the IIJA. Capito also highlighted Green Power Motor Company opening a facility in South Charleston, W.Va. where it will produce electric school buses 

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