Press Releases

January 2021
T&I Chairs Praise Biden Climate Orders and Urge Swift Adoption of Water Infrastructure Legislation to Meet Resiliency and Equity Goals
Chair DeFazio Announces Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee Chairs and Democratic Committee Roster
Chair DeFazio Cheers President Biden’s Actions to Promote and Protect American Jobs and Manufacturing
DeFazio and Napolitano Applaud President Biden for Prioritizing Review of Trump Environmental Rollbacks as Part of Day One Executive Order
DeFazio and Malinowski Applaud President Biden for Prioritizing Scrutiny of Reckless Trump Rule to Permit LNG Transport by Rail Tank Car
DeFazio Leads Colleagues on Letter Urging President-Elect Biden to Take Action to Help Communities Dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic
DeFazio and Larsen Encourage FAA Administrator to Use the Full Weight of Federal Law to Protect Airline Passengers and Crews Ahead of Inauguration
Chair DeFazio Statement on Boeing’s $2.5 Billion Settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice
Statement from Chair DeFazio on Resignation of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
December 2020
Committee Leaders Commend Passage of Pipeline Safety Legislation
Chair Peter DeFazio Resolves Decades-Long Fight and Frees Up Billions of Dollars for Harbor Maintenance
Chair DeFazio Applauds New Round of Aid for the Hard-Hit Transportation Sector in Omnibus and COVID Relief Legislation
House T&I and Senate Commerce Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Comprehensive Aircraft Certification Reform and Safety Legislation
DeFazio, Graves, Napolitano, and Westerman Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020 in Omnibus Legislation
Chair DeFazio Statement on Railroads Meeting Deadline for Full PTC Implementation
DeFazio, Napolitano, Beyer, and Carper File Amicus Brief over Trump Administration’s “Dirty Water Rule”
Rep. Peter DeFazio Applauds Nomination of Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation
T&I Leaders Call on CDC and HHS to Deliver Documents Related to Cruise Line Safety Amid COVID-19 First Requested Seven Months Ago
T&I Committee Leaders Press U.S. Coast Guard to Adopt NAS Recommendations on Unmanned Systems
T&I’s Bipartisan Bills to Support the U.S. Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration Clear the House as Part of NDAA