Press Releases

September 2020
Chairs DeFazio and Larsen: Newly Released Office of Inspector General Report Highlights Serious Concerns About Current Airplane Evacuation Standards
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Announce Subcommittee Hearing on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan and Water Management in Florida
Chair DeFazio Announces Hearing on the U.S. DOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
After 18-Month Investigation, Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Release Final Committee Report on Boeing 737 MAX
DeFazio, Thompson, Titus, Lowey, and Roybal-Allard Introduce Legislation to Reduce Financial Burdens on States and Communities Facing Emergencies, including Wildfires and Hurricanes, amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
DeFazio, Lipinski, and Wexton Applaud Amtrak President and CEO William Flynn for Committing to Not Send Jobs Overseas
Huffman, DeFazio Announce Essential Air Service Agreement for Crescent City
In Letter to National Archives Watchdog, Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Request Investigation into Destruction of Records by the Trump EPA
Chair Lipinski Opening Remarks from Hearing on Amtrak’s Response to COVID-19
DeFazio, Lipinski and Wexton Call Out Amtrak for Attempting to Send Work Overseas
Chairs DeFazio and Lipinski Announce Subcommittee Hearing on Amtrak’s Response to COVID-19
Chairs DeFazio and Lipinski Statements on Amtrak Announcing Furloughs of Over 2,000 Workers Due to COVID-19 Crisis
Huffman, DeFazio Urge EPA Administrator to Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
August 2020
Chairwoman Titus Demands Answers from Trump Administration Over its Attempt to Dictate Architectural Style of Federal Buildings and Courthouses in Communities Across the U.S.
Chairs DeFazio and Maloney Request Formal Review of U.S. Coast Guard Certified Materials After Lewd Mnemonic Device Comes to Light
Chair DeFazio Statement on U.S. Army Corps Requesting Additional Review of Pebble Mine Project
Chairs DeFazio and Napolitano Press EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Over Rollback of Coal Ash Safeguards
Committee Chairs DeFazio and Smith Lead 68 Members of Congress in Pressing President Trump on National Guard and FEMA Cost-Sharing Requirements
Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Statements on Results of 2019 FAA Employee Survey on Safety Culture
Carper, DeFazio, Grijalva Lead Bicameral Letter to White House Demanding Release of Public Records About Projects The Administration Will Fast-Track, Undermining Bedrock Environmental Protections, Under The Guise of Economic Relief