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Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

The House of Representatives today unanimously approved a bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extension that ensures the FAA is funded through September 30, 2017, and that provides a limited number of important safety, security, and time-sensitive improvements for the U.S. aviation system.

Jul 8, 2016 Letters

July 8, 2016


The Honorable Dan Elliott                                                       The Honorable Deb Miller

Chairman                                                                                 Vice Chairman

Surface Transportation Board                                                   Surface Transportation Board


Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), sent a letter to the Surface Transportation Board (STB), urging them to reject a complaint that would benefit companies that transport hazardou

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

House and Senate Leaders’ Joint Statement on FAA Extension Agreement


Jul 6, 2016 Recent Statements

Statement of
The Honorable Andrè Carson
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

“Independent Leasing Authorities: Increasing Oversight and Reducing Costs of Space Leased by Federal Agencies”