DeFazio is leading efforts in the House to force a vote on a stalled bipartisan, bicameral bill that would treat extreme wildfires as disasters and end the need to borrow from fire prevention efforts to pay to fight fires. In July, he spoke on the House floor about the bill.
Rep. DeFazio Completes Town Hall TourRep. DeFazio would like to thank everyone who took the time to attend a town hall meeting this summer. He hosted a total of 20 events, including one telephone town hall.
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Springfield, OR- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today joined approximately 75 McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center workers on the picket line during day two of a 72-hour strike. Rep. DeFazio strongly supports the workers’ call for a fair contract with the for-profit hospital.
Washington, D.C. – Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined today with Oregon Representatives Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici to call on the U.S.
Washington, DC- Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio joined Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today to urge VA Secretary Bob McDonald to oversee the selection of the next director of the VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS).
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is applauding the first-ever release of data detailing the financial relationship between doctors and the prescription drug and medical device industries. In 2008, Rep. DeFazio introduced The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, which became a provision in the Affordable Care Act known as the Open Payments Program.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two grants that will promote arts education in local schools.