Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: The National Preparedness System, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, March 16, 2017 [open pdf - 2MB]
This is a testimony compilation of the March 16, 2017 hearing on "Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: The National Preparedness System" held before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. From the opening statement of Lou Barletta: "The purpose of today's hearing is to look at the resources and investments that have gone into building the National Preparedness System, which was authorized 10 years ago in the Post Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act. Since 2003, more than $47 billion in preparedness grant funding has been provided to state, territorial, local, and Tribal governments to help reach the current level of national preparedness. This funding has helped these entities prepare to rebuild our infrastructure and communities when disaster strikes." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Catherine Pugh, Wendy Smith-Reeve, Nick Crossley, Joseph Lawless, Art Martynuska, Tom Roberts, William Daroff, and Michael Feinstein.
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: http://transportation.house.gov/