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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

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.

Sep 29, 2014 Press Release

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.

Sep 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $2.4 million grant to Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay. The competitive grant will support job-driven training for careers in the healthcare and natural resources industries.

Sep 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce that Oregon will receive $2.6 million a year for seven years to help low-income students in Oregon’s rural communities prepare for college.

Sep 22, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded two grants totaling more than $1.5 million to Lane and Douglas counties’ transit programs.