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Jul 21, 2020 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Elijah E. Cummings Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2020, legislation led by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio to authorize funds for, reinforce, and support the United States Coast Guard, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Jul 20, 2020 Press Release

Today, as part of the ongoing investigation into the design, development and certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) asked the top official at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a copy of a 2019 survey of FAA employees about the agency’s safety culture.

Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis:

“Yesterday, the world lost my friend, classmate, and hero, John Lewis. 

Jul 17, 2020 Press Release

"I am deeply disturbed by the reports coming out of Portland about the escalating use of force against citizens peacefully exercising their First Amendment rights.

Jul 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 markup of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020.

Chair DeFazio:

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

– Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure voted the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020) favorably out of Committee, where it now heads to the House Floor for a vote.

 

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure voted the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020) favorably out of Committee, where it now heads to the House Floor for a vote.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after the House Committee on Appropriations advanced the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) bill with a newly-added provision requiring masks on airplanes, large public transit systems, and Amtrak trains and ensuring t

Jul 13, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led Reps. Greg Walden (OR-02), Colin Allred (TX-32) and Aumua Amata Radewagen (AS-At Large) in introducing bipartisan legislation to re-authorize a successful Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) work-study program in congressional offices, allowing veterans to assist their fellow veterans with accessing the benefits and services they’ve earned.

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