Press Releases

May 2020
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation to Hold Videoconference Hearing on the Status of Maritime Supply Chain During COVID-19
Chairs Maloney, DeFazio, and Connolly Urge Immediate Reinstatement of Former DOT IG
Chair DeFazio Applauds Inclusion of T&I Provisions to Expand Protections for Frontline Workers and Families in Fourth Coronavirus Relief Package
Chair DeFazio Applauds Temporary Change that Allows Congress to Conduct Business Remotely During the National Emergency
Chair DeFazio Presses U.S. Airlines to Apply Social Distancing Policies Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic
Homeland Security, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Leaders Urge DOT & DHS Establish an Aviation Working Group to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic
T&I Committee Hosts Bipartisan Virtual Forum on the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maritime Transportation
Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano Introduce Legislation to Block Implementation of Trump’s Dirty Water Rule
Chair DeFazio Criticizes Frontier Airlines for Charging Passengers to Leave Middle Seat Empty: This is “Capitalizing on Fear”
Committee Leaders DeFazio and Maloney Send Records Request to Carnival Cruise Lines Regarding its Health and Safety Practices Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Congressional Leaders Introduce Legislation to Help States and Communities Respond to COVID-19 by Shifting Federal Cost Share for Emergency Declarations
Chair DeFazio Applauds Airlines for Voluntarily Adopting Masking Standards But Continues Push for Federal Requirement
Thompson, DeFazio Urge Trump to Approve Assistance for FEMA to Pay for Coronavirus Victim Burials
April 2020
House Committee Overseeing FEMA Demands Answers about the Lack of Transparency of the Medical Supply Chain and Whether Distribution of Supplies Has Been Politically Motivated
Chair DeFazio Urges FAA Administrator to Require Face Masks for Passengers and Crew on All U.S. Flights and to Ensure Safe Spacing Between Passengers
Chairs DeFazio, Maloney Respond to NTSB Investigation into the Table Rock Lake Duck Boat Accident
Chair DeFazio Responds to Report Leader McConnell Won’t Support Infrastructure Investment for Future Coronavirus Response Plan
Committee Leaders Urge Airlines to Implement Flexible Cancellation Policies and Measures to Keep Airline Workers and Travelers Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic
Neal, DeFazio Urge Trump Administration to Support Motorcoach Industry Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Chairs DeFazio and Titus Press GSA for Answers Amid Reports Trump’s DC Hotel is Seeking Rent Relief from Federal Taxpayers