Press Releases

July 2019
Chairs DeFazio, Norton Announce Highways and Transit Subcommittee Hearing on School Bus Safety
Chairs DeFazio and Lipinski Announce Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Roundtable on Railroad Shippers
Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Statements from Hearing on “State of Aviation Safety”
Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano React to EPA’s WOTUS Repeal Rule Reaching the White House
New Committee Analysis of Capital Investment Grant Program Shows Project Approval Time More Than Doubled Under Trump Administration, Costing Transit Agencies Hundreds of Millions of Dollars
Chair DeFazio Statement from Hearing on Capital Investment Grants
Chair DeFazio Lays Out Infrastructure Priorities at the United States Conference of Mayors
Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Announce Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on Safety
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit to Hold Hearing on Capital Investment Grants
Chairs DeFazio, Larsen, Vice Chair Davids, Ranking Member Davis, Rep. Ferguson Introduce Bipartisan Fair and Open Skies Act
Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano Statements from Hearing on Water Resources Development Acts
Democratic Chairs Issue Statement on DOJ Inspector General Launching Investigation into FBI Headquarters Relocation Plan
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment to Hold Hearing on Water Resources Development Acts
Committee Leaders Express Concerns over FAA Remote ID Rule Delay
After Request from Chair DeFazio and Others, New GAO Study Confirms Trains Are Getting Longer and Will Likely Continue to Increase in Length in Coming Years
June 2019
As Trump Administration Attempts to Fast-Track Authorization to Move LNG by Rail Tank Car, Chair DeFazio, Rep. Malinowski Call on PHMSA to Disclose Risks to Public and Extend Public Comment Period
Committee Approves Slate of Legislation Authorizing Funds for the Coast Guard, Banning Smoking on Amtrak, Supporting Nursing Rooms in Small Airports, and Streamlining Land Acquisition Projects
Chairman DeFazio-Authored Legislation Ensuring Coast Guard Paychecks During Government Shutdown Passes Committee
Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano Statements from Hearing on “Protecting and Restoring America’s Iconic Waters”
House Passes Rep. DeFazio Amendment to Stop Trump Administration from Fast-Tracking Authorization to Move LNG by Rail Tank Car