Press Releases

January 2021
DeFazio Leads Colleagues on Letter Urging President-Elect Biden to Take Action to Help Communities Dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic
DeFazio and Larsen Encourage FAA Administrator to Use the Full Weight of Federal Law to Protect Airline Passengers and Crews Ahead of Inauguration
Chair DeFazio Statement on Boeing’s $2.5 Billion Settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice
Statement from Chair DeFazio on Resignation of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
December 2020
Committee Leaders Commend Passage of Pipeline Safety Legislation
Chair Peter DeFazio Resolves Decades-Long Fight and Frees Up Billions of Dollars for Harbor Maintenance
Chair DeFazio Applauds New Round of Aid for the Hard-Hit Transportation Sector in Omnibus and COVID Relief Legislation
House T&I and Senate Commerce Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Comprehensive Aircraft Certification Reform and Safety Legislation
DeFazio, Graves, Napolitano, and Westerman Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020 in Omnibus Legislation
Chair DeFazio Statement on Railroads Meeting Deadline for Full PTC Implementation
DeFazio, Napolitano, Beyer, and Carper File Amicus Brief over Trump Administration’s “Dirty Water Rule”
Rep. Peter DeFazio Applauds Nomination of Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation
T&I Leaders Call on CDC and HHS to Deliver Documents Related to Cruise Line Safety Amid COVID-19 First Requested Seven Months Ago
T&I Committee Leaders Press U.S. Coast Guard to Adopt NAS Recommendations on Unmanned Systems
T&I’s Bipartisan Bills to Support the U.S. Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration Clear the House as Part of NDAA
VIDEO: Chair DeFazio Manages Floor Debate on the Water Resources Development Act of 2020
T&I Committee Leaders Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020
Chair DeFazio Calls on FCC to Postpone Tomorrow’s Scheduled Auction of a Portion of 3.7-4.2 GHz Radio Frequency Spectrum, Citing New Research That Amplifies the Safety Concerns of the Aviation Community
Rep. Peter DeFazio Selected by Colleagues to Return as Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Carper, DeFazio, and Grijalva File Amicus Brief over NEPA Rule Changes by the Trump Administration