Grassroots Event Archive

2018 Grassroots Events

2017 Grassroots Events

  1. March 13: Congressman Bill Flores' Staff and Waco Mayor Kyle Deaver Join Axion Structural Innovations for Tour, Rail Discussion
  2. April 10: Congressman Quigley joins REMSA member Industry-Railway Suppliers, rail stakeholders and local officials for Elmhusrt facility tour and rail discussion
  3. April 19: Congressman Mike Bost joins NRC-REMSA member R.J. Corman Railroad Services for tour and discussion
  4. April 21: Congressman Frank Pallone joins REMSA member Cembre, local railroad for tour, rail cutting demonstration
  5. May 10: Congressman Roger Marshall joins NRC-REMSA member Dymax Rail and local railroad for tour, discussion
  6. July 10: Congressman Trey Hollingsworth joins NRC-REMSA Member R.J. Corman and the L&I Railroad for tour, discussion
  7. August 2: Congressman Don Bacon joins REMSA member Omaha Track and rail stakeholders for facilities tour, discussion
  8. August 14: Congressman Peter DeFazio Honored with Railroad Achievement Award At Eugene-Based Willamette Valley Company, A REMSA Member
  9. August 22: Rail Safety Advocates Join Rep. Tim Walz And REMSA Member Miller Ingenuity for Worker Protection Product Demonstration, Tour
  10. August 31: Congressman Jim Banks Joins REMSA Member Press-Seal Corporation for Manufacturing Tour and Rail Policy Discussion
  11. September 22: Congressman Kurt Schrader Joins NRC-REMSA Member Knife River for Gravel & Sand Pit Tour, Rail Discussion
  12. October 17: TRAM Construction, Koppers Host Federal and State Officials for Anniversary
  13. November 17: Congressman Ron Estes Joins REMSA Member Budde Enterprises, Local Railroad for Tour and Discussion

2016 Grassroots Events

  1. Feburary 8: PortaCo hosts Rep. Collin Peterson's Chief of Staff and Economic Development Officer for tour, discussion -- Moorhead, MN
  2. March 9: Iron Horse, MAGNET, and REMSA Host Rep. David Joyce for tour, discussion on rail and manufacturing in Ohio -- Parkman, OH
  3. April 5: Sen. Graham, Scott staff joins GoRail, REMSA for tour of Koppers railroad tie plant -- Florence, SC
  4. May 2: Sen. Corker's Transportation Staff joins UNITRAC for tour, discusses rail issues -- Knoxville, TN
  5. May 3: Rep. Coffman's Chief and Sen. Gardner's Regional Director tour new RTD Maintenace Facility, discuss rail issues -- Denver, CO
  6. May 31: Congresswoman Bustos tours REMSA member Rail Construction Equipment, discusses rail issues -- Rockford, IL
  7. June 6: Congressman Fitzpatrick joins REMSA member TRAC Lubricants & Coatings and the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad for demonstration, discussion -- New Hope, PA
  8. June 29: Congressman Polis joins REMSA member Encore Rail Systems for demonstration, discussion -- Broomfield, CO
  9. July 19: Senator Debbie Stabenow joins REMSA member Harsco Rail, UAW Local 811 for tour and discussion -- Ludington, MI
  10. August 18: Congressman Rod Blum Joins REMSA Member HiRAIL for Tour and Rail Discussion -- Lisbon, IA
  11. October 5: Congressman Collins joins REMSA member Flexovit USA for grand reopening tour, rail discussion -- Angola, NY
  12. October 12REMSA Members American TieTek, LT Resources host Congressman Gohmert for tour, discussion -- Marshall, TX
  13. October 27: Congressman Mike Rogers joins REMSA Member Knox Kershaw and Alabama Railroads for tour, discussion -- Montgomery, AL

2015 Grassroots Events

  1. August 5: Congressman David B. McKinley Tours Warwood Tool Company -- Wheeling, WV
  2. September 2: Congressman Brad Ashford Tours NMC Railway Systems, Discusses Rail Issues -- Omaha, NE
  3. September 22: Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers Tours LB Foster Concrete Tie Plant -- Spokane, WA
  4. October 13: Congressman Tim Huelskamp Tours Landoll Corporation, Discusses Rail Issues -- Marysville, KS
  5. October 15: Wasatch Railcar Repair Contractors Hosts Elected Officials for Grand Opening -- Shoshoni, WY
  6. November 12: Balfour Beatty Rail Hosts Congressman Yoho for Tour, Discussion -- Fleming Island, FL