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Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

Top Democrats Urge Immediate DOT Action on Drug Testing for Opioids

Trump Administration has failed to add opioids to drug-testing panel for certain transportation workers

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
Pruitt has spent nearly twice as much on security as the two previous Administrators

For Immediate Release:  October 4, 2017

Contact:Jen Adler (DeFazio), 202-225-4472


Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

ICYMI: Garmin CEO Makes the Case Against ATC Privatization

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio Responds to Final Passage of a Six-Month FAA Extension

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) reacted after the final passage of a short-term, six-month Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extension.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

DeFazio, Larsen Respond to House Passage of a Six-Month FAA Extension

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

GAO Report Finds FAA’s Implementation of NextGen is On Budget, ATC Privatization May Jeopardize Modernization Efforts

Aug 7, 2017 Press Release

Top Committee Democrats Request CBO Score of Revised AIRR Act

Significant changes made to Rules Print will add tens of billions to the cost of the bill

Aug 2, 2017 Press Release

Top Transportation and Appropriations Democrats Request Investigation Into Improper DOT Lobbying

DOT lobbied stakeholders to support air traffic control privatization plan

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Transportation Democrats Urge Secretary Chao to Reconsider Controversial Changes to INFRA Grant Program

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

CRS Finds Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan Likely Violates U.S. Constitution