Our nation’s transportation network underpins almost every economic interaction in the United States. President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Interstate Highway System was visionary when it was built, but Congress has allowed it to dim in recent years.
As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I am constantly looking at new solutions for funding our nation’s roads, bridges and highways – without regressive policies, like the gas tax, which hurt rural and poor Americans most.
In addition, I have consistently worked with my Republican and Democratic colleagues in the House of Representatives to reduce overregulation and red tape. In Northern California, rebuilding our roads will not just be focused on getting more dollars into our road system – it will be about making each and every dollar go further.
For more information concerning my work and views on Transportation issues, please contact me.
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(Washington, DC) Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation announced a $750,000 grant to the City of Redding to support new air service between Redding Municipal Airport (RDD) and Denver International Airport (DEN) through the Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP).
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) presented amendments to the House Democrats Transportation package that would have significantly streamlined infrastructure projects, reducing costs and delivering projects with fewer delays. The reforms would have created a pilot program to eliminate duplicative environmental reports and allowed California projects to simply follow the CEQA process instead of doing both CEQA and NEPA.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Rich vale) released the following statement after the Biden administration announced it will return nearly $1 billion in federal funds to the boondoggle California High-Speed Rail (CAHSR) project. This funding was cancelled in 2019 by the Trump Administration because it repeatedly failed to comply with its grant agreement and had failed to make reasonable progress on the project.
Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, issued the following statement after joining a White House briefing announcing details of the Biden Administration’s transportation proposal.