Press Releases

November 2020
Chairs DeFazio, Lipinski Statements from Hearing on “Examining the Surface Transportation Board’s Role in Ensuring a Robust Passenger Rail System”
Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Statements on the FAA’s Decision to Unground the Boeing 737 MAX
T&I Committee Leaders Criticize Final FCC Vote to Reallocate Part of 5.9 GHz Spectrum Band
In the Wake of the Boeing 737 MAX Tragedies, T&I Leaders Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen FAA’s Certification Process and Improve the Aviation Regulatory System
DeFazio-Led Bill to Reduce Financial Burdens on States and Communities Facing Disasters amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, including Wildfires and Hurricanes, Passes the House
Chairs DeFazio and Lipinski Announce Subcommittee Hearing on Examining the Surface Transportation Board’s Role in Ensuring a Robust Passenger Rail System
New GAO Report Reinforces Bipartisan Concerns over Multi-Billion Dollar Coast Guard Shipbuilding Contract
House Committee Chairs Send Dozens of Letters Directing White House and Federal Agencies to Preserve Documents
After Four Years of Empty Promises from President Trump, Chair DeFazio Looks Forward to a Real ‘Infrastructure Week’ under a Biden Administration
October 2020
Chair DeFazio and Ranking Member Graves Request GAO Study on Safety Implications of Opening Up 5.9 GHz Spectrum Band
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Press Trump EPA on Rollback of Limits on Toxic Wastewater Discharges from Coal Power Plants
Amid Allegations the Trump White House Intervened on CDC’s ‘No Sail Order’ for Cruise Industry, Chair Maloney Expands Records Request to CDC
Support Builds for the “Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act”
Chair DeFazio Statement on Bill to Extend Critical Worker Support Program
Chairs DeFazio and Larsen to FAA: Before Ungrounding the Boeing 737 MAX, Release Your Documents Regarding Design Changes and Evaluations
Chair DeFazio’s Bill to Curb Sexual Assault and Harassment in Passenger Transportation Clears Full House
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Press Assistant Secretary of the Army for Documents Related to the Trump Administration’s Rollback of Clean Water Protections
September 2020
T&I Committee Advances Several Bills During Full Committee Markup, Including Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Aviation Safety
Opening Statements from Chairs DeFazio and Larsen During Full T&I Committee Markup that Includes Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Aviation Safety Following Two Deadly Crashes Involving the Boeing 737 MAX
Chair DeFazio Applauds Inclusion of T&I Provisions, Including Payroll Support Program Extension, in House Democrats’ Latest COVID-19 Relief Package