October 6, 2016
The Honorable Anthony Foxx
U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Dear Mr. Secretary:
EUGENE, OR—Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Anthony Foxx, pushing for stronger rules that will better protect and prepare communities and local officials when catastrophic crude oil train accidents occur.
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.