Press Releases

March 2018
Top House Democrats Urge President Trump to Extend the Federal Cost Share for Debris Removal for the U.S. Virgin Islands
DeFazio, Larsen Request Study on Airplane Cabin Evacuations
February 2018
DeFazio Statement for Hearing on Oversight of Positive Train Control
Defazio: Trump Infrastructure Proposal a Scam, Fails to Address Critical Infrastructure Needs
Congressman Peter DeFazio Delivers Weekly Democratic Address
DeFazio Releases Report Showing Serious Gaps in DOT’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
DeFazio Announces Changes to the Democratic Leadership and Membership of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
January 2018
DeFazio Responds to The State Of The Union Address
DeFazio Responds to The State Of The Union Address
DeFazio, Capuano Press Amtrak on Improving Safety Culture and Speeding the Installation of Positive Train Control
Top Democrats Introduce Legislation to Speed Up PTC Implementation, Prevent Further PTC Extensions
Top Transportation Democrats Urge President Trump to Immediately Fill Long-Vacant Seats on the Surface Transportation Board
DeFazio, Capuano Request PTC Status Update from Chao, Plan to Introduce PTC Legislation in January
December 2017
Top Transportation Democrats Push for Stronger Buy America Requirements, Request Copy of Buy America Report
DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Safety of Air Transportation of Lithium Batteries
November 2017
Committee Approves Disaster Recovery Reform and Human Trafficking Legislation at Markup
DeFazio Demands PHMSA Implement Long-Delayed Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Mandates
DeFazio Urges OMB Finalize Life-Saving, Connected Vehicle-to-Vehicle Rulemaking
October 2017
DeFazio Urges DOT to Use $911 Million of Unused Highway Emergency Relief Funds