Rep. DeFazio released a statement marking one year since the events at Umpqua Community College.
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After a decade of short-term fixes, Congress passed a long-term highway surface transportation bill in December that provides $281 billion to Oregon for highway, transit, and highway safety programs.
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Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded nearly $260,000 to the State of Oregon to develop or revise emergency plans and invest in emergency response training to deal with accidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials.
“As we mark one year since the tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College, we stand strong with the community of Roseburg. Our thoughts are with the friends and family who lost loved ones that day, and with a community that continues to work together to recover.
This week Rep. Peter DeFazio introduced the Helping Improve Grants for Higher Education & Repayment of Expensive Debt (HIGHER ED) Act, a bill that will make college more affordable for students nationwide.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today led a bipartisan letter with Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to ensure that any new U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Trade Agreement ensures fair competition and a level playing field for U.S. softwood lumber producers.
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) blasted House Republican leadership for removing his bipartisan provision to guarantee that money intended to dredge the nation’s coastal and inland commercial ports would actually go towards harbor maintenance, rather than unrelated government spending.