Press Releases

January 2019
Top Democrats Challenge President Trump’s Authority to Use Disaster Funding for Border Wall Construction
House Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Pay Members of Coast Guard during Shutdown
Rep. DeFazio Elected Chairman of House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
December 2018
DeFazio, Napolitano Slam the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Rollback Clean Water Rule
November 2018
House Sends Bill to Support U.S. Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation to the President
DeFazio Announces More Than $34 Million in Additional Funding For Oregon Ports
October 2018
House and Senate Democrats Urge Secretary Chao to Reject Industry Bid to Gut California Meal and Rest Break Rules
DeFazio, Napolitano Ask for GAO Investigation Into EPA’s Enforcement of Clean Water Protections
September 2018
House and Senate Committee Leaders Announce Agreement on Long-term FAA and Disaster Program Reform Legislation
DeFazio Slams PHMSA For Eliminating Meal and Rest Breaks for Truck Drivers Transporting Hazardous Materials
DeFazio, Capuano Lead Bipartisan Letter Opposing DOT Action to Waive Safety, Drug Testing Rules and Allow Railroads to Employ Foreign Crews
House Sends Water Resources Infrastructure Bill to Senate with Unanimous Vote
DeFazio, Titus Request Hearing On GSA’s Efforts to Hide White House Involvement in New FBI Headquarters Plan
July 2018
DeFazio, Titus Urge FEMA Not to Shut Down Emergency Power Generators In Puerto Rico This Summer
DeFazio, Carper Press Acting EPA Administrator on Enforcement of the Clean Water Act
DeFazio, Garamendi Respond to American Maritime Partnership Study about the Effect of the Jones Act on Puerto Rico
DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Extend the Deadline to Complete Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Rule
DeFazio, Norton Slam Trump Administration Efforts to Slow Down Transit Projects
DeFazio, Titus Question FEMA Over Staffing Shortages, Ability to Respond to Disasters
DeFazio, Napolitano Question EPA Amid Reports It Suppressed Study on Toxic Chemicals