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February 16, 2021 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) Today, the Biden Administration announced it rescinded a Trump-era policy that made it harder for states to finance their portion of much-needed transit infrastructure projects, such as the construction of new Hudson River Tunnels. The rescinded guidance, which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) first announced in June 2018, stated that federal loans would count as part of the federal share of Capital Investment Grant projects—a misguided policy that stood in the way of further advancing the tunnel portion of the Gateway project.

January 14, 2021 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representative Tom Malinowski applauded the final execution of the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) to secure over $800 million to replace New Jersey’s Portal North Bridge. The signing of the agreement marks the culmination of a years-long effort to secure federal funds for a key component of the Gateway Project.

January 5, 2021 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representative Malinowski shared a recap of his accomplishments from his first term in Congress. Since Rep. Malinowski was first sworn into the House of Representatives in January 2019, he and his staff have been committed to serving the constituents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District.

August 26, 2020 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $248 million in Capital Investment Grants (CIG) funding for the Portal North Bridge - a key component of the broader Gateway Project.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, the House of Representatives passed the Transportation - Housing and Urban Development appropriations package, which allocates $107.2 billion for the Department of Transportation (DOT), $19.4 billion above the President’s request. The package, which includes several priorities championed by Representative Tom Malinowski, invests in America’s infrastructure, improves transportation safety, promotes green technology, and will help move the Gateway Project forward.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted to advance the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (INVEST in America Act) to the House Floor. This comprehensive bill will revitalize America's aging infrastructure, accelerate our economic recovery, and meet the challenge of climate change. The bill invests hundreds of billions of dollars in America’s roads, bridges, and transit systems, and includes several of Representative Malinowski's legislative initiatives to advance the Gateway Project. 

June 3, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House of Representatives introduced the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (INVEST in America Act), a comprehensive bill to revitalize America's aging infrastructure, accelerate our economic recovery, and meet the challenge of climate change. The bill invests hundreds of billions of dollars in America’s roads, bridges, and transit systems, and includes several of Congressman Malinowski's legislative initiatives to advance the Gateway Project. 

April 15, 2020 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) – Today, Representatives Tom Malinowski (NJ-7), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), Seth Moulton (MA-6) and Don Bacon (NE-02) led a bipartisan letter to the Acting Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) urging the agency to take stronger measures to ensure that frontline transit workers are protected amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Over 140 members of Congress signed on in support of the letter.