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Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio Demands PHMSA Implement Long-Delayed Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Mandates

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio Urges OMB Finalize Life-Saving, Connected Vehicle-to-Vehicle Rulemaking

Oct 31, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio Urges DOT to Use $911 Million of Unused Highway Emergency Relief Funds

Will Reduce Backlog of $1.76 Billion in Pending Emergency Relief Requests

Oct 30, 2017 Press Release


AIRR Act causes across-the-board cuts to Medicare, Military Retirement Fund payments, FEMA Flood Insurance, and more

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Top Democrats Demand IG Investigation into Whitefish Energy No-Bid Contract in Puerto Rico

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio to Chao: It’s Time DOT Increases Transparency in Air Travel Fees

Washington, D.C.—Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao urging for more transparency in the cost of U.S. air travel.

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

ICYMI: Sully Makes the Case Against ATC Privatization

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio Blasts DOT for Jeopardizing Aviation Safety, Replacing FAA with PHMSA on International Aviation Safety Board


Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Top Committee Democrats Request GAO Inquiry into EPA’s Misuse of Taxpayer Dollars to Undermine Clean Water Rule

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio: Let’s Stop Talking and Start Investing, It’s Time for This Committee To Take the Lead on Infrastructure

In a hearing, DeFazio blasts Republicans for gutting transportation funds by $254 billion