Press Releases

June 2021
Chair DeFazio Statement During Markup of the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021
Chairs DeFazio and Payne, Jr. Applaud Biden Administration’s Move to Implement a Provision Included in Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Legislation to Address Methane Emissions
The INVEST in America Act Makes Historic Investments to Upgrade and Expand Passenger Rail in the U.S.
How the INVEST in America Act Helps Build a More Just and Equitable Future
The INVEST in America Act = Investments in Rural America
How the INVEST in America Act Tackles Climate Change and Puts the U.S. on a Path Toward a Zero-Emission Future
Chair DeFazio Releases Updated Text of the INVEST in America Act That Now Includes Member Designated Projects
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to Markup Surface Transportation and Wastewater Infrastructure Bills
Chairs DeFazio, Norton, and Payne Introduce the INVEST in America Act to Create Millions of Jobs Bringing Our Infrastructure into the Modern Era
Support for the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 Builds Ahead of Next Week’s Committee Markup
May 2021
After Years of Delays Under Trump, Chair DeFazio Applauds Biden Administration for Advancing Gateway Program, a Major Transit Project with Significant Economic Implications for the Entire Country
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Applaud EPA’s Decision to Revise Trump-era Restrictions on States’ Rights Within the Clean Water Act, Urge Further Action to Ensure Clean Water for All
Bipartisan Support Builds for the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021
In Address to Public Transit Conference, Chair DeFazio Thanks Transit Workers for Their Service Amid COVID-19, Previews Elements of Upcoming Surface Transportation Bill
Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Seek New Records from Boeing and FAA Regarding Production Issues with Boeing 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner
Committee Leaders Question FEMA After Approvals for Disaster Survivor Aid Program Falls to All-Time Low
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Statements on EPA OIG Report Finding Decline in Enforcement of Nation’s Environmental Laws
Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Announce Aviation Subcommittee Roundtable on Air Traffic Control (ATC) Modernization
ICYMI: DeFazio Discusses How Bold Infrastructure Investment Can Boost America’s Competitive Edge During The Hill’s “The Future of Mobility” Virtual Panel
ICYMI: Chair DeFazio and National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare President and CEO Max Richtman Make the Case for Infrastructure Investment in 'The Hill'