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Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it will rollback clean water protections included in the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation. According to the U.S.

Jan 18, 2020 Press Release

Rep. DeFazio today issued the following statement:

“I’m angered by the dismissal of the landmark Juliana v. United States lawsuit. Congress must take action on climate change. As Chair of the Transportation Committee, I’m drafting a bill that will invest in green technologies & bring our transportation systems into the 21st century.”

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Jan 17, 2020 Press Release

Today, Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) participated in a Congressional delegation trip to Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, Mexico to investigate the Trump Administration’s Remain in Mexico policy and the use of tent court facilities to adjudicate Remain in Mexico asylum cases.

Jan 16, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to the President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Ian Jeffries, asking for follow up after an article in The Atlantic.

Jan 16, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) released the following statements regarding the newly-released report on the certification process for the Boe

Jan 15, 2020 Press Release

The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “Oversight of Working Conditions for Airline Ground Workers.”

Chair DeFazio:

Jan 14, 2020 Press Release

The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “The Path to a Carbon-Free Maritime Industry: Investments and Innovation.”

Chair DeFazio:

Jan 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) voted in support of H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act of 2019, which passed the House with bipartisan support by a vote of 247 to 159.

Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the Trump Administration’s decision to move forward with a rule to enable Federal agencies to no longer consider the environmental effects of infrastructure projects.

Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today voted in favor of H.Con.Res. 83, legislation that directs President Trump to end the use of American forces in hostilities against Iran unless he receives authority from Congress. DeFazio also spoke on the House Floor to urge Congress to reassert its constitutional war powers authority.

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