Press Releases

December 2016
DeFazio Statement on the House Passage of WRDA
Ranking Member DeFazio Reacts to DOT Decision to Grant NAI Permit
November 2016
Top Oversight and Transportation Committee Dems Request Briefing and Documents from GSA on President-Elect Trump’s D.C. Hotel Lease
Transportation Democrats to Republican Leaders: Don’t Shortchange Surface Transportation Funding in the Continuing Resolution
Democrats Raise Serious Concerns Facing Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan
Democratic Committee Leaders Ask DOT to Investigate Colonial Pipeline Company
October 2016
House Democrats Release Report, Urge Republicans to Connect Low Income People to Jobs with Higher Investment for Crumbling Transit Systems
House Democrats Release Clean Water Report on the 44th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
DeFazio Criticizes Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration After Report Finds Lack of Progress on Rulemakings
House Democrats Urge Federal Oversight of New Jersey Transit, Release of Safety Audit
September 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio Dear Colleague: Oppose the Graves Amendment (#10)
Congressional Transportation Leaders Announce Selection of the Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grants Award Winners
July 2016
STB Reverses Ill-Conceived Proposals That Would Have Led to Significant Amtrak Delays
Oregon Representatives Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Communities, Establish Emergency Response Account for Rail Accidents
House Passes Bipartisan FAA Extension
DeFazio Urges the STB to Reject Complaint That Would Benefit Companies Using Unsafe Rail Tank Cars
House and Senate Leaders’ Joint Statement on FAA Extension Agreement
Rep. Carson's opening statement at hearing on: “Independent Leasing Authorities: Increasing Oversight and Reducing Costs of Space Leased by Federal Agencies”
June 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio' Statement on FAA Rules for Commercial Drones