Press Releases

May 2020
Chair DeFazio Criticizes Frontier Airlines for Charging Passengers to Leave Middle Seat Empty: This is “Capitalizing on Fear”
Committee Leaders DeFazio and Maloney Send Records Request to Carnival Cruise Lines Regarding its Health and Safety Practices Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Congressional Leaders Introduce Legislation to Help States and Communities Respond to COVID-19 by Shifting Federal Cost Share for Emergency Declarations
Chair DeFazio Applauds Airlines for Voluntarily Adopting Masking Standards But Continues Push for Federal Requirement
Thompson, DeFazio Urge Trump to Approve Assistance for FEMA to Pay for Coronavirus Victim Burials
April 2020
House Committee Overseeing FEMA Demands Answers about the Lack of Transparency of the Medical Supply Chain and Whether Distribution of Supplies Has Been Politically Motivated
Chair DeFazio Urges FAA Administrator to Require Face Masks for Passengers and Crew on All U.S. Flights and to Ensure Safe Spacing Between Passengers
Chairs DeFazio, Maloney Respond to NTSB Investigation into the Table Rock Lake Duck Boat Accident
Chair DeFazio Responds to Report Leader McConnell Won’t Support Infrastructure Investment for Future Coronavirus Response Plan
Committee Leaders Urge Airlines to Implement Flexible Cancellation Policies and Measures to Keep Airline Workers and Travelers Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic
Neal, DeFazio Urge Trump Administration to Support Motorcoach Industry Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Chairs DeFazio and Titus Press GSA for Answers Amid Reports Trump’s DC Hotel is Seeking Rent Relief from Federal Taxpayers
DeFazio, Peters Urge Trump Administration to Waive Cost-Sharing Requirements for States Battling Coronavirus
Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano Respond to Trump Administration’s Finalization of Rule to Gut Federal Clean Water Protections
Chair DeFazio Slams FCC Approval of Ligado License Application
Citing Serious National Security, Safety and Economic Concerns, Chair DeFazio and Rep. Garamendi Call on FCC to Deny Ligado’s 5G License Application
Chair DeFazio Statement on U.S. Treasury’s Newly-Announced Agreements That Will Save Hundreds of Thousands of U.S. Aviation Jobs
Chair DeFazio Statement on Newly-Released Bridge Report Highlighting 1 in 3 U.S. Bridges are in Need of Repair
House Chairs Condemn President’s Assault on IGs