Press Releases

July 2016
DeFazio Urges the STB to Reject Complaint That Would Benefit Companies Using Unsafe Rail Tank Cars
Rep. Carson's opening statement at hearing on: “Independent Leasing Authorities: Increasing Oversight and Reducing Costs of Space Leased by Federal Agencies”
House and Senate Leaders’ Joint Statement on FAA Extension Agreement
June 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio' Statement on FAA Rules for Commercial Drones
May 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio's Opening Statement on T&I Hearing:" Improving the Safety and Reliability of the Washington Metro"
Rep. Grace Napolitano's statement on H.R. 876, the Zika Vector Control Act
Ranking Member Carson's opening statement at hearing: “Border Station Construction: Minimizing Costs and Leveraging Private Dollars"
DeFazio Blasts Republicans For Using Zika Crisis to Gut Clean Water Act
Ranking Member Carson's opening statement at hearing: “Controlling the Rising Cost of Federal Response to Disaster”
April 2016
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Stop Short-Sighted DOT Decision to Allow Norwegian Air Operations in the U.S.
Top Transportation Committee Leaders Urge DOT to Deny Norwegian Air Permit to Operate In United States
S. 2276, the PIPES Act of 2016
Democrats Introduce Legislation to Help Communities Fund Clean Water Infrastructure Projects
RANKING MEMBER ANDRÈ CARSON OPENING STATEMENT: “BLACKOUT! ARE WE PREPARED TO MANAGE THE AFTERMATH OF A CYBER-ATTACK
DeFazio Fights Proposals That Would Significantly Delay Amtrak Train Travel in Oregon
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”