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.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on President Trump’s order of a military strike on Iranian General Qassim Suleimani, a top commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps:
Monday, Rep. DeFazio joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports.
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued an ultimatum to the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA): either provide requested documents so the Committee can conduct its Constitutionally-mandated oversight duties, or appear before the Committee to explain at a public hearing why GSA refuses to comply.
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio released the following statement after Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigned his position following two deadly crashes involving the Boeing 737 MAX:
Two months after requesting that the U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General investigate reports that U.S.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement:
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to the top official at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) urging immediate action be taken to conduct a thorough analysis of the potential impacts of transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail tank car.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement ahead of the House of Representatives’ vote to impeach President Donald Trump:
“Today is a dark day for both our country and our representative democracy.
“I fully support the articles of impeachment drafted by the House Judiciary Committee and will be voting in favor of them today.
“Yesterday the House passed two bills that will fund the federal government through Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.
“The first package, for which I voted in support, includes a number of provisions that will have a positive impact on Oregonians’ lives.