Tag: Peter DeFazio

Impact & Regulations

The House’s green surface bill runs into politics

June 4, 2020

Via: Politico

House Democrats’ climate-focused surface transportation reauthorization got skewered on Wednesday by Republicans and some industry groups, including those representing the rail industry and state transportation departments. GOP lawmakers accused House Transportation Chair Peter DeFazio of shutting out Republicans and unveiling […]


Members lining up to get their priorities into infrastructure bill

January 31, 2020

Via: Politico

House Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is already getting an earful from his fellow members after joining Nancy Pelosi to roll out House Democrats’ infrastructure plans. As our Tanya Snyder reports, he’s facing an onslaught of member asks on priorities […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Democrats’ infrastructure plans brimming with climate action

January 29, 2020

Via: Politico

House Democrats are rolling out an infrastructure framework today, anchored by Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio’s surface transportation bill, which POLITICO got a draft of. The climate-centric proposal will be a radical departure from past highway-era bills, DeFazio said. “It is […]

Impact & Regulations

Amtrak defends its arbitration policy

December 5, 2019

Via: Politico

AMTRAK DEFENDS ARBITRATION POLICY: Amtrak offered its most substantive defense yet of its new, contentious arbitration policy for customers in a letter sent to lawmakers last week and shared with POLITICO on Wednesday. The railroad said it implemented the policy […]