Press Releases

September 2021
Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Announce Subcommittee Hearing on the Surge in Air Rage and its Effects on Workers, Airlines, and Airports
After a More Than 15-Hour Markup, Committee Advances Legislation to Invest in More Equitable and Sustainable Transportation Systems and Infrastructure
Chair DeFazio Opening Statement from Committee Markup of the Build Back Better Act
DeFazio, Napolitano, and Pappas Applaud the EPA’s Plans to Limit Discharge of “Forever Chemicals” While Calling for the Agency to Go Further to Protect Public Health
DeFazio, Huffman Applaud the EPA for Taking New Action to Protect Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine Project
Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano, and Beyer Lead 130+ House Colleagues in Applauding the EPA & Corps for Withdrawing the Trump Dirty Water Rule, Call New Rulemaking Urgent
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Announces Markup
Chair DeFazio Applauds Surface Transportation Board for Unanimously Rejecting the Proposed Canadian National and Kansas City Southern Trust
August 2021
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Statements on Federal Judge Overturning Trump-era Dirty Water Rule
House Committee Chairs Release Statement on GAO Report on Keystone Pipeline Safety Concerns
T&I Committee Leaders Ask GAO to Review Delays in Delivery of Critical Additions to Coast Guard Fleet
Chair DeFazio Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
Chair DeFazio Calls on FAA to Address Surge in Unruly Passengers
ICYMI: During CNN Interviews, Chair DeFazio Underscores the Importance of Transformational Infrastructure Policies: Bill Must “Actually Begin to Deal with Current Problems”
July 2021
Chair DeFazio Statement from Committee Hearing to Assess the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Relief and Response Efforts
T&I Committee Advances Multiple Bills During Markup, Including Legislation to Prevent a Race to the Bottom in International Civil Aviation
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Applaud the Biden EPA’s Move to Strengthen Clean Water Protections Against Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants
T&I Chair DeFazio Challenges Proposed Canadian National and Kansas City Southern Railroad Merger Trust
Chair DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Name the Department of Transportation After Secretary Norman Yoshio Mineta
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to Hold Markup