Press Releases

February 2021
Chair DeFazio and Ranking Member Graves Announce Subcommittee Rosters for the 117th Congress
Group of House Democrats Pushing for FEMA Cost-Share Reimbursement Applaud President Biden’s Latest Action That Will Help Communities Across the Country
ICYMI: DeFazio Discusses His Transformational Infrastructure Legislation During The Hill’s “Reset 2021: A New American Start”
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Urge President Biden to Repeal Trump’s Rollback of Federal Clean Water Protections
January 2021
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chair DeFazio Announces Organizational Meeting and First Hearing of the 117th Congress
T&I Chairs Praise Biden Climate Orders and Urge Swift Adoption of Water Infrastructure Legislation to Meet Resiliency and Equity Goals
Chair DeFazio Announces Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee Chairs and Democratic Committee Roster
Chair DeFazio Cheers President Biden’s Actions to Promote and Protect American Jobs and Manufacturing
DeFazio and Napolitano Applaud President Biden for Prioritizing Review of Trump Environmental Rollbacks as Part of Day One Executive Order
DeFazio and Malinowski Applaud President Biden for Prioritizing Scrutiny of Reckless Trump Rule to Permit LNG Transport by Rail Tank Car
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