Press Releases

April 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio and Congressman Cohen Seek Answers to TVA Pension Cuts
March 2016
96 Democrats Request Increased Funding to Protect Drinking Water, Repair Failing Water Infrastructure
Top Democrats Push to Hold Enbridge Responsible For Environmentally Disastrous Oil Spill
CBO: Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan Would Increase Deficit by $20 Billion
Rep. Carson's Opening Statement: “Saving Taxpayer Dollars by Reducing Federal Office Space Costs”
February 2016
Rep. Napolitano's Opening Statement: “A Review of United States Army Corps of Engineers Reports to Congress on Future Water Resources Development and Chief’s Reports"
Larsen Opening Statement: “Review of ATC Reform Proposals”
DeFazio, Larsen Question Republican Plan To Privatize Critical Air Traffic Control Operations
GAO Report Confirms Air Traffic Control Privatization is High Risk
DeFazio, Larsen Oppose Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan
Ranking Member Napolitano Opening Statement at Roundtable on “Building Upon Success: Priorities for the Water Resources Development Act of 2016”
January 2016
DeFazio Pushes DOT to Prioritize Critical Oil Spill Response Plans
DeFazio, Norton Urge DOT to Let States Experiment with Alternative Funding Mechanisms for Highway Trust Fund
Top Democratic Transportation Leaders Urge STB to Reject Canadian Pacific Takeover of Norfolk Southern
December 2015
House Passes 5-Year FAST Act to Invest in America’s Surface Transportation Infrastructure
November 2015
Shuster, Inhofe, DeFazio, Boxer Announce Agreement on Surface Transportation Legislation
Democratic Conferees Named On Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill
Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act Receives Overwhelming House Support
October 2015
DeFazio Urges ICAO to Ban Transport of Bulk Shipments of Lithium-Ion Batteries on Passenger Aircraft
September 2015
HOUSE TRANSPORTATION LEADERS INTRODUCE PTC EXTENSION