Rep. DeFazio has introduced legislation to discourage reckless high-frequency trading that puts our economy at risk.
The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.
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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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.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced legislation that would improve government transparency and increase accountability in the notoriously slow and opaque rulemaking process.
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), along with Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Tom Carper (D-DE) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report finding the United States is inadequately prepared for a major earthquake.