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Nov 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, top Democrats on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure sent a letter to leaders on the House Committee on Appropriations, urging them to fully fund job-creating investments in our transportation infra

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Today, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) again highlighted major concerns about security, safety, and implementation issues facing any proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system.

Nov 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Oct 26, 2016 Press Release

House Democrats Release Report, Urge Republicans to Connect Low Income People to Jobs with Higher Investment for Crumbling Transit Systems

 

Oct 18, 2016 Press Release

House Democrats Release Clean Water Report on the 44th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

Oct 18, 2016 Press Release

EUGENE, OR—Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) raised concerns with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) after a report released by the Department of Transportation Inspector General (IG) found serious issues with the implementation of critical recommendations regarding pipeline and

Oct 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, top Democratic leaders from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging that the Department take immediate actions to ensure the safe operation of New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit).

Oct 6, 2016 Press Release

EUGENE, OR—Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Anthony Foxx, pushing for stronger rules that will better protect and prepare communities and local officials when catastrophic crude oil train accidents occur.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and U.S. Sen.

Jul 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded the announcement that the Surface Transportation Board (STB) has reconsidered two proposals that would have significantly delayed Amtrak train travel throughout Oregon and the United States.

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