September 28, 2016
Oppose the Graves Amendment (#10)
Which Waives Davis-Bacon Worker Protections
to H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016
U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and U.S. Sen.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded the announcement that the Surface Transportation Board (STB) has reconsidered two proposals that would have significantly delayed Amtrak train travel throughout Oregon and the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Today, members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation introduced the bipartisan Community Protection and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5786), legislation that creates a new trust fund to help communities prepare for accidents involving rail cars transporting flammable liquids, including crude oil and ethanol.