Press Releases

January 2016
DeFazio Pushes DOT to Prioritize Critical Oil Spill Response Plans
DeFazio, Norton Urge DOT to Let States Experiment with Alternative Funding Mechanisms for Highway Trust Fund
Top Democratic Transportation Leaders Urge STB to Reject Canadian Pacific Takeover of Norfolk Southern
December 2015
House Passes 5-Year FAST Act to Invest in America’s Surface Transportation Infrastructure
November 2015
Shuster, Inhofe, DeFazio, Boxer Announce Agreement on Surface Transportation Legislation
Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act Receives Overwhelming House Support
Democratic Conferees Named On Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill
October 2015
DeFazio Urges ICAO to Ban Transport of Bulk Shipments of Lithium-Ion Batteries on Passenger Aircraft
September 2015
DeFazio To Host Earthquake Early Warning System Roundtable with Local, State and Federal Agencies, and Scientists TOMORROW
DeFazio Responds To Report Finding Railroads Will Fail To Meet Deadline to Implement PTC
July 2015
DeFazio Introduces Bill to Fund Earthquake Early Warning System for Pacific Northwest
May 2015
Rep. Napolitano Praises Administration’s Release of Final Clean Water Act Rule
Ranking Member DeFazio's Opening Statement at hearing on "Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards: Planning and Preparing for the next disaster"
DeFazio, T&I Democrats Introduce GROW AMERICA Act to Set Robust Long-Term Surface Transportation Investment Levels
DeFazio, Norton Push for Joint Committee Hearing on Revenue Options to Fund Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill
DeFazio Reacts to DOT IG’s Audit of PHMSA’s Programs
April 2015
DeFazio Reacts to New Rail Tank Car Safety Rules
DeFazio Asks DOT to Protect Travelling Public, Push ICAO to Address Lithium Ion Battery Transportation Risks
DeFazio Reacts to GAO Report On FAA Exposure to Cyberattacks