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Washington, DC – Today, on the anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) reintroduced the Driver Fatigue Prevention Act to address driver fatigue-related intercity bus crashes and lessen the frequency of these deadly collisions that claim nearly 40,000 lives per year. This critical legislation will also ensure intercity bus drivers are compensated for their labor, benefiting from basic overtime protections. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) has introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Thursday issued the following statement regarding her vote against the Republican Continuing Resolution and disaster assistance bills.